Direct Medical Aid Needed

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Over the past four years we have supplied more than 20 containers of direct aid to Syria. We collect medical equipment from throughout Ireland to equip our medical centres in the region. If you have access to such equipment or know of someone who might be willing to donate such items: please contact us and we will arrange for it to be collected and sent directly to our medical staff who need it for their life-saving work. 

Human Appeal is one of the few Irish charities operating inside Syria

As our timeline below (Table 1) shows, the shipments of medical aid which have been generously supported by Irish organisations such as The Order of Malta Ireland, JMB and St Vincent's Hospital Dublin, are made up of a combination of large complex medical items as well as much needed disposables. Items that have been collected from various Irish hospitals, range from ICU monitors and crash trolleys to sutures and needles as well as orthopaedic equipment such as crutches and wheelchairs.

These are just some of the container the shipments from Ireland to Syria 2012-2015

September 2012

Various emergency materials including medical aid

December 2012

Medical equipment worth €150,000

January 2013

Medical equipment

May 2013

Medical equipment

September-December 2013

Seven containers of various aid including essential medical supplies

May-July 2014

2 Containers of emergency supplies (Yarmouk)

December 2014

Shipment of medical and rehabilitation equipment

This Is What We Have Already Shipped and What We Need Urgently

Provided but additional materials needed

Urgently required




Theatre instruments

Crash Trolleys

Cardiac Care Units

ICU monitors

ER Trolleys

IV Stands

Dialysis Machines

IV Bump machines


Suction Machines

Orthopaedic Operation Tables

Medical Beds


Disposables* (sutures, needles, syringes, tubes)

 First Aid Burn Care Kits


 Supports (slings etc)

Crutches and Walking Frames


Diathermy Machines


*We make use disposables that are considered out of date in the Irish Healthcare System: they are known to be safe in the context of the Syrian emergency. We CAN NOT however accept out of date drugs

For Further Information on donating medical equipment, call 01 291 0006