Q&A: Providing health care in the trenches of Syria's war

Devex spoke with Khaula Sawah, CEO of the Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations USA, one of the few Syrian-led medical organizations still operating across the war-torn country, about challenges in the field and how the conflict has shaped the delivery of care.

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  • Amy Lieberman

    Amy Lieberman is the U.N. Correspondent for Devex. She covers the United Nations and reports on global development and politics. Amy previously worked as a freelance reporter, covering the environment, human rights, immigration, and health across the U.S. and in more than 10 countries, including Colombia, Mexico, Nepal, and Cambodia. Her coverage has appeared in the Guardian, the Atlantic, Slate, and the Los Angeles Times. A native New Yorker, Amy received her master’s degree in politics and government from Columbia’s School of Journalism.