Australian Doctor Recruiting Call from Ar-Raqqah – ISHS

Mandate of the tenderness of medical services in the Islamic Caliphate is a “call for help” from the Doctors of the ISHS, or Islamic State Health Service in Ar-Raqqah. The release includes two English speaking doctors, one identified as Australian, Dr Tareq Kamleh,

Dr Kamleh started as a paediatric registrar at the Adelaide Women’s and Children’s Hospital in February 2011, where he worked until the end of his contract in January 2013 he then transferred to Mackay Base Hospital in Queensland. His medical registration lists Subiaco, Perth as his principle place of practice where he worked up until late 2014.

twoDocRaqqa-24-Apr-15The fifteen minute video starts with a dramatic ambulance entrance screeching to a halt and the running of the injured via trolley in a sprint through corridors to awaiting surgery team.

The storyboard transitions through different elements of the triage, accompanied with interviews from the doctors or specialist. The video below shows excerpts of the two English language interviews, one           from Paediatrics, which is narrated by Dr Tareq Kamleh, who explains “I saw this as part of my jihad for Islam”. The second interview from the Physiology Department specialist who explains how the hospital department has four hundred patients per week, where it once had thirty, and that any one who wishes to help, either qualified or even semi qualified, is desperately needed.

Dr Kamleh can also be noted as a witness in a 2012 case. (here point 13)

video excerpt below

UPDATE – 10 May 2015

Dr Kamleh sent a letter to the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, who are investigating whether or not to deregister the Perth-born doctor, who is still technically allowed to practice medicine in Australia.(here)

June 2018 (unverified reports of dusting) – here