Secondary and tertiary Health Care
In pursuit of securing patients rights to access life-saving services and specialized health services, SRD has provided the primary health sector with a number of general and specialized hospitals that provide emergency services, general surgery, patient accommodation, natural and cesarean deliveries, and incubators for the care of preterm infants and newborns. In addition, The organization is also working in coordination with all workers in the health sector to secure more specialized services such as hemodialysis, rehabilitation, and physical therapy services.
SRD Provide specialized care through OB/GYN services in addition to labor and delivery, antenatal, natal and postnatal care and lactation support. Staff members are also trained in the Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illnesses (IMNCI), Basic Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care (BEmONC) and Comprehensive Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care (CEmONC). The hospitals receive women and children with a wide range of needs and use a comprehensive, holistic approach to addressing each patient’s individual needs. Many of the women are conflict-affected and a central part of care remains the recognition, treatment and prevention of SGBV and, in some cases, the Clinical Management of Rape (CMR).
Injuries sustained during conflict often include those that require follow-up rehabilitative care. SRD established rehabilitation services to meet the demand for such care. The Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation centers providing its services for adults and children: musculoskeletal injuries, cerebral palsy, amputation cases, brain/spinal injuries and burn wounds. In addition to speech and hearing therapy, treatment for congenital abnormalities and deformities and the creation of splints and casts for injuries.
SRD provides dialysis services to facilitate the life-saving treatment which prevents the build-up of waste, salt and extra water in the body by removing them. With a shortage of access to treat two of the leading causes of kidney failure—diabetes and high blood pressure—, SRD has recognized the priority of maintaining dialysis services at our health clinics.
Overcrowding, poverty, indoor air pollution, poor health infrastructure, and malnutrition are factors that are associated with the accelerated progression for active tuberculosis.
SRD tuberculosis program covers the majority of the activities starting from the preventive measures, diagnostic equipment, consumables, treatment courses, and follows up of patients’ treatment.
The program strength the integration between TB and PHC services and emphasize the appropriate detect of suspected TB cases in the PHCs facilities and refer them to the TB centers for further investigation.
SRD Secondary & Tertiary Health Care program delivers specialized health care needs through several hospitals & Specialized centers throughout Syria.
Since 2013, hospitals in Syria have been targeted by aerial strikes. Therefore Hospitals operated by SRD have endured numerous attacks leading to the destruction and damage of medical facilities; countless injuries of civilians, including heroic medical aid workers; and most tragically, fatalities. Despite these challenges, services continue in northern Syria and Aleppo and encompass internal medicine, pediatrics, general, orthopedic and vascular surgery, OB/GYN, urology, ear, nose and throat (ENT), psychiatric care, and other vital components of critical care.
SRD established rehabilitation services to meet the demand for such care. These include both standalone physical therapy and rehabilitation clinics along with services that are integrated at SRD facilities.
SRD provides dialysis services throughout two dialysis units integrated with our hospitals in northern Syria.
In addition, SRD has been operating one Tuberculosis center in Azaz city since July 2019. TB center in Azaz received hundreds of patients suspected to have TB, conducted all needed investigations, and provided a full package of TB care.