We’re fighting polio in Syria

March 31, 2014 - Written by admin

In 2013, Hand in Hand for Syria was the first to diagnose the re-emergence of polio in Syria after it was eradicated in 1999. Since then, we’ve been working on a two-pronged campaign to treat existing cases of polio and to vaccinate healthy children against it. Children under the age of 5 are at the […]

Fundraising campaign on London Transport

March 31, 2014 - Written by Katie Welsford & Emma Pearson

Atareb, northern Syria. A young boy, covered in dust, is pulled from the rubble of a building. He is small against the backdrop of destruction, and terror reads widely on his face. You may recognise him. Over the past few weeks, his image has been on London’s public transport system as part of Hand in […]

UK Charity opens first children’s hospital in Syria

January 14, 2013 - Written by admin

A new children’s hospital has opened this month in the north of Syria by the Midlands based charity, Hand in Hand for Syria. The hospital will be the only one of its kind in the region providing specialist paediatric care to babies and children up to the age of 12 years old. The World Health […]

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