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January, 2019

  • 10 January

    20 tons of medical aid provided by WHO arrive in Qamishli Airport

    Hasaka, SANA- A shipment embracing 20 tons of medical aid provided by the World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday arrived in Qamishli Airport. Director of WHO Office in Qamishli Dr. …

  • 9 January

    Vaccination teams enter areas in Deir Ezzor for the first time

    Damascus, SANA- After announcing Syria is free from polio, Health Ministry , The World health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF revealed about a national plan to prevent the return of polio …

December, 2018

  • 23 December

    WHO: Syria is once again free from polio

    Damascus, SANA- The World health Organization (WHO) announced that Syria is free from polio, praising the efforts of the Syrian Health Ministry which achieved this in record time. The WHO …

  • 3 December

    On World AIDS Day, Syria still among countries with low ratio of HIV infections

    Damascus, SANA –Syria is still among countries with low ratio of Human immune-deficiency virus (HIV) infections, Assistant Health Minister Ahmad Khlifawi said, adding that “since 1987, a total of 961 HIV …

November, 2018

  • 24 November

    Russian medical team provides services to citizen in Talbiseh town in Homs

    Homs, SANA – A Russian medical team on Saturday provided medical services to hundreds of patients in the town of Tabliseh in the northern countryside of Homs province. Head of …

  • 9 November

    Let us run Marathon to support children with cancer kicks off in Damascus

    Damascus, SANA- Let us run for BASMA Marathon was launched on Friday from Damascus-based Sheraton Hotel in support of children with cancer. The marathon is organized by BASMA Association “Support …

  • 4 November

    Medical team at Damascus Hospital removes tumor for 47-year-old woman in delicate 9-hour surgery

    Damascus, SANA-A medical team at Damascus Hospital managed to successfully remove an extensive tumor from a woman in her forties in a delicate 9-hour surgery. Head of the team, neurosurgeon …

  • 4 November

    Syrian pharmacists chief: Syria exports medicine to 16 countries

    Damascus, SANA- Chief of Syrian Pharmacists Dr. Mahmoud Al-Hassan said Syria is currently exporting medicine to 16 countries, including Iraq. Al-Hassan said that the volume of the Syrian pharmaceutical exports …

  • 4 November

    Al-Hamadaniya Health Center in service again…New polio vaccination campaign launched in Aleppo

    Aleppo, SANA-Aleppo Health Directorate launched on Sunday a polio vaccination campaign in the health centers and via mobile teams which lasts until next Thursday, coinciding with putting al-Hamadaniya health center …

  • 3 November

    19th International Scientific Conference of the Syrian Dental Association kicks off in Damascus

    Damascus, SANA- With the participation of about 500 Arab doctors, the activities of the 19th International Scientific Conference of the Syrian Dental Association kicked off on Saturday at the Umayyad …