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November, 2019

  • 16 November

    New development projects put into service at al-Muwasat University Hospital

    Damascus, SANA – Al-Muwasat University Hospital on Saturday put into service a number of development projects with an overall cost of SYP 1.4 billion. The projects involved renovating the one-day …

October, 2019

  • 13 October

    Health Ministry launches new anti-polio vaccination campaign

    Damascus, SANA_ Health Ministry on Sunday launched the second anti-polio vaccination campaign for the current  year . The one-week long national campaign targets children under five regardless of their previous vaccines. On Saturday …

  • 12 October

    New anti-polio vaccination campaign starts Sunday

    Damascus, SANA_ The second anti-polio vaccination campaign for the current  year will be launched Sunday by the Ministry of Health. The one-week long national campaign targets children under five regardless …

  • 3 October

    Health Minister: 90% of local market’s needs of medication provided by national industry

    Damascus, SANA – The People’s Assembly on Thursday discussed the performance of the Health Ministry. During the session, Health Minister Nizar Yazigi reviewed the Ministry’s plan for 2019, saying that …

  • 2 October

    One thousand volunteers participate in launching national campaign for early detection of breast cancer

    Damascus, SANA- About one thousand volunteers from civil societies and initiatives on Tuesday participated in a national campaign for the early detection of breast cancer which was launched from the …

September, 2019

  • 7 September

    Aleppo International Dentistry Conference kicks off

    Aleppo, SANA – The 2019 Aleppo International Dentistry Conference kicked off on Saturday at Shahba Hotel in Aleppo, with the participation of more than 1,600 dentists and higher education students …

  • 5 September

    Dr. Maria Abdullah, first woman in Syria to be a surgeon of bones

    Damascus, SANA-For the First time in Syria, Dr. Maria Abdullah, has recorded a presence for woman in a medical specialization that was ” a monopoly” for men to prove that …

August, 2019

  • 5 August

    SARC volunteer awarded Florence Nightingale Medal

    Damascus, SANA – Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) volunteer Masoun al-Rifaie was awarded the Florence Nightingale Medal, the highest medal given to nurses for their bravery and dedication to their …

June, 2019

  • 13 June

    First international scientific conference on Multiple Sclerosis kicks off in Damascus

    Damascus, SANA-The international Syrian Scientific conference on multiple sclerosis (MS) started its activities on Thursday with the participation of 150 Syrian, Arab and foreign  doctors. The 2-day conference includes 4 …

May, 2019

  • 21 May

    Yazigi at World Health Assembly: Syrian state provides healthcare despite economic sanctions

    Geneva, SANA – The activities of the 72nd World Health Assembly, the decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO), continued on Tuesday, with the participation of a Syrian delegation …