Syrian refugees struggle to access health care - REPORT - 23/03/2016
In November 2014, the government of Jordan introduced a new policy requiring Syrian refugees to pay user fees for health services. While the user fees are not high, they are still unaffordable to many refugees and the process of obtaining all the necessary documents to access public services, including health care, can be slow, cumbersone and costly. Amnesty International is calling on Jordan to ensure all persons are able to access health care. The international community must also provide international cooperation and assistance to the government of Jordan and to significantly increase the number of resettlement and humanitarian admission places offered and expand alternative pathways of admission over and above annual resettlement quotas. Read more.