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January, 2023

  • 30 January

    Health Minister: Coercive economic measures hinder recovery of health sector

    Geneva, SANA-Health Minister, Hasan Ghabbash, said on Monday that the unilateral coercive measures imposed on the Syrian people, the latest of which is enlisting a number of hospitals that offer …

  • 29 January

    Syria to participate in activities of WHO Executive Council on Monday

    Damascus, SANA –Activities of the 152nd session of World Health Organization (WHO) Executive council will kick off in Geneva on Monday with the participation of Syria, and will continue until …

  • 21 January

    China selects Syrian researcher, Rashad AlKasir among 25 distinguished foreign experts

    Beijing, SANA- State Council of the People’s Republic of China chose the Syrian researcher Rashad AlKasir, specializing in microbiology and immunology, among 25 distinguished foreign experts in various specializations at …

  • 10 January

    National Cancer Screening Campaign in Homs concluded

    Homs, SANA- The National Cancer Screening Campaign, entitled as “ your awareness is your strength,” organized by National Cancer Control Program, was concluded on Tuesday in Homs province. The campaign …

  • 7 January

    Nearly 399,000 receive cholera vaccination in Hasaka

    Hasaka, SANA- More than 399,048 people t received the oral cholera vaccination campaign in Hasaka Governorate. Director of Hasaka Health, Issa Khalaf, stated that the 14-day vaccination campaign witnessed participation …

  • 7 January

    China stands ready to step up cooperation with WHO: FM spokesperson

    BEIJING, SANA- Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Mao Ning on Friday said that China sent experts to the WHO member states briefing Thursday and stands ready to step up cooperation with …

December, 2022

  • 18 December

    Global cholera surge likely accelerated by climate change, warns WHO

    Geneva, SANA- The World Health Organization (WHO) reported that climate change has led to an “unprecedented” cholera outbreak, the largest and deadliest worldwide this year. “The map is under threat …

  • 16 December

    One coronavirus case, six recoveries recorded in Syria on Thursday

    Damascus, SANA- One coronavirus case and six recoveries were recorded in Syria on Thursday, according to the Health Ministry. A statement issued by the Ministry said that the total number …

  • 10 December

    Health Ministry: 1,609 confirmed infections, 49 fatalities due to Cholera in Syria

    Damascus, SANA- Health Ministry announced that the total number of confirmed cholera cases raised to 1,609, distributed to 987 in Aleppo , Deir Ezzor 233, Hasaka 90, Lattakia 97, Raqqa …

  • 10 December

    Syria launches new vaccination campaign against Covid-19

    Damascus, SANA- The Ministry of Health will launch a vaccination campaign against Covid-19 in several governorates, with the aim of keeping the epidemiological situation of this disease stable in the …