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Refugees in Jordan, Syria Denied Cancer Treatment for Lack of Funds

The U.N. refugee agency says hundreds of refugees in Jordan and Syria are being denied cancer treatment because of lack of funds.   UNHCR’s top medical expert, Paul Spiegel, told VOA that decisions on who gets treatment and who does not are made on the basis of cost. He said helping the largest number of people with the limited amount of money on hand is usually the determining factor.     “For the colleagues themselves that have to deal with this, it is extremely...

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