Exclusive: WHO says Syria approves medicine deliveries to Aleppo, other areas




 
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December 22nd, 2014  
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Topic: Exclusive: WHO says Syria approves medicine deliveries to Aleppo, other areas


By Oliver Holmes BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian government has approved the delivery of medicine and surgical supplies to three areas of the country aid workers were previously unable to reach regularly, including opposition-held Aleppo, the World Health Organization said on Monday. All sides in Syria's three-year civil war have prevented medicine from crossing front lines fearing it could be used to help wounded enemy fighters. This has deprived trapped civilians from life-saving medical assistance. ...




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