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February, 2024

  • 23 February

    To re-shine again… a clean-up and rehabilitation campaign launched in Old Damascus

    Damascus-SANA The Old Damascus Directorate, in cooperation with the local community, launched a campaign entitled “Restoring the Shine of the Old City” with the aim of cleaning up, restoring and …

January, 2024

  • 26 January

    Al-Ghabbash, Ghebreyesus discuss boosting health cooperation

    Geneva, SANA- Health Minister, Dr. Hassan Al-Ghabbash , discussed with Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Ghebreyesus means of strengthening health cooperation and develop early recovery programs. That …

  • 23 January

    Syria participates in 154th session of the WHO Executive Board

    Geneva, SANA- With the participation of Syria, the 154th session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board started activities on Tuesday in Geneva, Switzerland, and will continue until Jan. …

  • 11 January

    National Program for Early Detection and Intervention of Hearing Loss installs three hearing aids for newborns

    Damascus, SANA-Efforts of the National Program for Early Detection and Intervention of Hearing Loss for the newborns continue as the first three hearing aids were installed today for three children …

December, 2023

  • 23 December

    The number of Coronavirus infections rises all over the world-WHO

    Geneva, SANA- World Health Organization(WHO)announced Saturday that the number of Corona virus infections (Covid-19) has risen all over the world by 52% over the past days. In its weekly report …

  • 14 December

    Russian medical aid provided for Children’s University Hospital in Damascus

    Damascus, SANA- The General Authority of Children’s University Hospital in Damascus received on Thursday a medical aid provided by the Russian Federation. “The aid comprises a group of pharmaceutical items …

  • 10 December

    Syria demands immediate ceasefire in Gaza at WHO emergency session

    Damascus, SANA- Syria participated in the emergency session of the Executive Board of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva to discuss the health situation in the occupied Palestinian territories. …

November, 2023

  • 9 November

    Health Minister appeals to international community to open safe passage into Gaza

    Damascus, SANA- Health Minister, Hasan al-Ghabbash Thursday appealed to the international community and human rights organizations to gear up their efforts, stop the Israeli aggression on the Palestinians and immediately …

  • 1 November

    Al-Ghabbash, ICRC Delegation in Syria discuss enhancing cooperation

    Damascus, SANA- Minister of Health, Dr. Hassan al-Ghabbash, discussed with Head of the International Committee of the Red Cross delegation in Syria, Stephan Sakalian, means to enhance cooperation and coordination …

October, 2023

  • 5 October

    Number of martyrs from the terrorist attack in Homs rises to 80-health Minister

    Damascus, SANA- Health Minister, Hasan Ghabbagh announced on Thursday that the death toll from the terrorist attack  on the graduation ceremony of the Military Academy cadets in Homs has risen …