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January, 2023

  • 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 …

  • 9 December

    Many Japanese sakura trees cultivated in Damascus

    Damascus, SANA- Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform, in cooperation with Damascus Governorate and the Syrian-Japanese Friendship Association, launched a planting campaign in the gardens surrounding the Umayyad Square in …

  • 4 December

    Health Ministry launches oral cholera vaccination campaign in several provinces

    Damascus, SANA- The Ministry of Health launched on Sunday an oral cholera vaccination campaign in a number of provinces. The campaign targets all children who are above the age of …