Yesterday, 9 Feb 2015, and through Bustan AlQasr – AlMashrqa Humanitarian Crossing_Point, SARC Aleppo health care team delivered 1750 ampules of oxytocin and 150 vials of anti-D (Rhesus) immunoglobulin to a number of OB-GYN #hospitals in AlMa’adi and AlSha’ar in east part of Aleppo city. Delivered medications will help provide more safe and complication-free births. The team also delivered 1300 ampules of #adrenaline to the #Pediatric Center responding to the prevalence of bronchiolitis in infants under the age of 4 months as inhaling adrenaline helps relieve the severity of illness. WHO supported these medications © Islam Mardini | SARC
Despite the bad weather, SARC Aleppo health care and field intervention teams accompanied with an ICRC team delivered a collection of health equipment including wheelchairs and crutches to east part of Aleppo city. Yesterday, they also delivered the same kind of equipment to SARC sub-branch in AlSafira and Palestinian Red Crescent Society branch in Aleppo. This equipment will be distributed to the most vulnerable groups and play an important role in providing needed health aids to about 1000 patients.
SARC response to Snow Storm in Daraa governorate, Hygiene promotion team visits sheltering centers in the city and destribting medications and vitamins to children.
An activity called “The Old Days” was held by SARC Counseling Center for Psychosocial Support as a part of the center’s rehabilitation and reintegration of war-injured program. The activity aimed to promote relationships between war injured and their families. The activity was based on the Syrian heritage and included preparing a traditional breakfast with the presence of a storyteller who told a story about the good old days. The kinetic rehabilitation and psychosocial support program is carried out by SARC prosthetics team in cooperation with SARC-Aleppo Counseling Center for Psychosocial Support
On approaching of new year, SARC-Aleppo Counseling Center for Psychosocial Support held an activity for children under the title “New Year 2015 Wishes” The activity included various sections such as singing, drawing and playing games. Children also wrote their wishes and hang it on the Wishes Tree hoping for them to come true in the new year. Wishes were different but most of them included hoping to go back home, go back to school and for peace to prevail on their beloved country.