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As medical aid dwindles, some Syrian refugees may be 'too expensive' to keep alive

As medical aid dwindles, some Syrian refugees may be 'too expensive' to keep alive

At the beginning of May, funding for the Jordan dialysis program ran out completely, with patients in Lebanon facing a similar threat. Partners from the Syrian American Medical Society, a humanitarian aid group, are scrambling to keep up treatment for their most critical patients, said Majd Isreb, a nephrologist working with the group in Jordan, but some patients have already been cut back to twice a week. As a doctor, Isreb is horrified by the prospect of ending the program. “Even a small interruption in care can mean great suffering or even death for a patient.” [see full story at The Intercept

Jordan's Prime Minister Ousted Amid Protests, But Demonstrations Against Austerity Continue

Jordan's Prime Minister Ousted Amid Protests, But Demonstrations Against Austerity Continue

ISIS Landmines Plague War-Rocked Raqqa

ISIS Landmines Plague War-Rocked Raqqa