Syrian refugees make up 25 per cent of Lebanon’s population, but many live in poverty, unable to legally work and without the funds to pay for any healthcare.

A team of volunteer doctors from the United States and the United Kingdom spent the last few days on a volunteer medical mission in the camps of Lebanon with the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS).

Dr Naveed Iqbal, 38, is on his 10th volunteer medical mission with Syrian refugees, but the Manchester GP told the ABC the conditions he saw in refugee camps in Lebanon this week were the worst he had ever seen.

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