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Shocking footage of the medical front line in rebel-held Homs

A Syrian doctor has sent an extraordinary video diary to ITV News revealing his daily battle to save lives in a makeshift hospital in Homs. He says the sick are dying "not due to medical treatment but from malnutrition and unhealed wounds."

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UN: 37% of Syrian hospitals destroyed in conflict

  • 37% of Syrian hospitals have been destroyed and a further 20% severely damaged, according to the World Health Organisation
  • 15,000 doctors have been forced to flee abroad, according to the Council on Foreign Relations
  • Of the 5,000 physicians in Aleppo before the conflict, only 36 remain
  • More than 100,000 have been killed during the conflict in Syria, United Nations figures suggest
  • The White House said 6.8 million people are in need of assistance inside Syria

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