By reading this koob, you will learn about the heroic healthcare workers who treated trapped Syrians in Eastern Al-Ghouta.
You will also learn:
The various forms of trauma inflicted in a civil war
The devastating impacts of chemical weapons
How doctors and nurses manage to cope in unthinkable conditions
How female physicians fight gender bias in Syria
What creative techniques doctors use in the face of debilitating equipment and medicine shortages
In 2013, the Syrian government, backed by international governments like Russia, launched a campaign of violence against its own people. In response to demands for democratic accountability, the government led by Bashar al-Assad forcefully cracked down against protestors, sparking a civil war.