Lebanon shuts down medical free heath care center for Syrian refugees
(MENAFN) A medical center that has been providing free health care for hundreds of Syrian refugees has been shut down by Lebanese authorities, activists said Saturday.
The Lebanese ministry claimed that the medical center of al-Bashaer in Tripoli is recruiting Syrian medics what violates the domestic law.
Refugee activists called on the Lebanese authorities to re-open the center, which provided more than 700 medical services to the Syrian refugees in seven years.
Despite the efforts of UNHCR and other NGOs to provide refugees with adequate access to health care, some are still denied this fundamental right. Syrian refugees are sometimes advised by doctors to return to Syria for treatment.
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