Syrian crisis: WHO's response in and from Turkey

Years of conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic have resulted in hundreds of thousands of people being injured or ill or killed, vast movements of population, and infrastructure, including hospitals, being extensively damaged. Over 13 million people are in need of humanitarian aid within the country, more than 6.5 million are internally displaced and over 5.5 million people have sought refuge in neighbouring countries, of whom more than 3.6 million are in Turkey.

Read more

Top story

Patient guides build bridge between Syrian refugees and doctors in Turkey

Muhammad Weso, Muhamad Zehra and Melek Nuur Fatistooglu play a crucial role in providing health services to Syrian refugees across Turkey.

Multimedia

Video - WHO and Turkey give a new life and career to Syrian health care workers

More videos on WHO's work in the Syrian crisis

Improving access to health services in northern Syria

More infographics

Situation updates, reports and resources

Further resources