The Suffering You Don't Think of in Syria

When you think of war, you might not think about what happens to children who go unvaccinated or patients struggling with diabetes. But while bombs and gunfire cause death and destruction across large parts of Syria, many more people are threatened by the collapsing medical system. The long-term consequences can be tragic. In northern Syria, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is trying to get people the medical attention they need–from preventive care to treatment for chronic diseases.