- About us
- Where we work
Al-Ekha`a is one of the largest and most important healthcare centers in Atemh, Northwestern Syria. It resides in the middle of the refugee camps there and serves a population that is currently estimated to be 500,000 people. This population number is constantly changing due to the displacement movement. The center is specialized in women’s and children’s health and serves an average of 5,500 patients per month.
The center is equipped with 2 operating rooms, 1 delivery room, 9 nursery incubators, 2 departments – obstetrics & gynecology, and pediatrics, with more than 80 employees.
Furthermore, Al-Ekha`a center is one of the few medical centers in Syria that uses an Electronic Medical Reporting System (EMR) to improve the efficiency of the work, maintain unique medical record charts for each patient, and facilitate extraordinary care to patients #HealthySyriaTB . The center is academically oriented and heavily implements education and conducts research. Indeed, four study manuscripts have come from the center so far with two of them currently in press, and with many more yet to come.
Provide high-quality healthcare for the displaced people and refugees in northwestern Syrian
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Budget and Capacity
The monthly operation cost for the center may reach up to $45,000. The center has the following employees:
Your generous donation will help us to continue achieving our vision and missions. You can take the following numbers as an example: (monthly physician salary $1400, midwife salary $500, nursing salary $325, normal delivery cost roughly $100, or cesarean section roughly $200), or any other amount you like.