Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Filthy Toilets in State Schools Spread Infectious Diseases

Khalifa Farajat, now 25, is not the only one among his peers who has been suffering from a chronic kidney disease since school days. Back then, he avoided using the school's "filthy” toilets. Anas al ...

Kidney Failure Patients in Syria Suffer from Minimum Healthcare

Before reaching the hospital's emergency gate, Mariam had fallen on the floor, unconscious. Her muscles were twitching and her mouth was foaming; the high levels of potassium in her blood had been life threatening. This ...

Syrian Female Workers Suffer From Lack of Social Insurance

Fatima, a 30-year old mother of two, is subjected almost each day to lewd suggestions and unwanted touching from her boss. Pressing charges against him is out of question because she fears losing her job. Sexual ...

Young Jordanians Sell Kidneys to Escape Poverty

Ammannet-Etaf Roudan and Mohammad Ersan Amman- The black market of organ trade is growing in Jordan. Brokers prowl the streets of impoverished cities looking for new victims to lure into selling their kidneys to patients ...

Millions Live with Hepatitis C and Don’t Know It

Hatem Mohammad was only 28 when a relative approached him with concern and told him that his eyes were yellow. One week later, after getting a check-up, he found out that he had been living ...

SOS Child’s Death Left Without Investigation

A shriek by Amr, 13 years old, resident of SOS village for orphans, shocked by seeing his brother and his room mate ‘Osama” hanged on the wall. I called his brother and the SOS guests ...

Thousands of Terminally Ill Patients Suffer Waiting for Organ Transplants

The hope of a being cured lived with Murshid for five years while he took certain medications to ease the pain of a kidney disease. But his hopes evaporated when his doctor told him that ...

Syria's Intellectual Property Theft

Syria's Elias Brimo refused to accept half a million Qatari Riyals for a solar-powered boat he invented in 1984 while working in Qatar as an electrician at a petrochemical plant. He refused to sell his invention because ...