Health & Environment

November, 2016

  • 23 November

    President al-Assad issues law transferring ownership of Al-Assad University Hospital in Lattakia to Defense Ministry


    Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday issued law no. 23 for 2016 on transferring the ownership of Al-Assad University Hospital in Lattakia to the Defense Ministry. The law ...

  • 17 November

    Health Ministry denies news about raising prices of medicines

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    Damascus, SANA-Health Ministry denied on Thursday what has been circulated via some media outlets about raising the prices of medicines. In a statement to SANA, Health Minister Nizar Yazigi said ...

  • 14 November

    World Diabetes Day.. Diabetes kills one person every six seconds


    Damascus, SANA – The World Diabetes Day is marked today amid warnings against an increase in the prevalence of disease to hit 642 million people living with diabetes in 2040 ...

  • 13 November

    Updated-People’s Assembly discusses Health Ministry’s performance


    Damascus, SANA-People’s Assembly discussed on Sunday during its session, headed by Speaker Hadiyeh Abbas, the performance of Health Ministry and issues related to its work. The MPs underlined the necessity ...

  • 8 November

    The 18th International Scientific Conference on Dentistry wraps up activities

    Damascus, SANA – The 18th International Scientific Conference on Dentistry wrapped up its activities with lectures on the application of stem cells technology in dental treatment, untreated periodontal diseases and ...

  • 6 November

    Various scientific topics to be discussed at the 18th International Scientific Conference on Dentistry


    Damascus, SANA – Activities of the 18th International Scientific Conference of the Syrian Dental Association kicked off Saturday at Dar al-Assad for Culture and Arts in Damascus. 60 lectures on ...

  • 5 November

    Mobile clinics head to Qudsayya and al-Hameh soon, health minister says


    Damascus, SANA-Health Minister Dr. Nizar Yazigi said health services will be restored gradually to Qudssaya and al-Hameh, two towns in Damascus countryside that have recently been cleared of gunmen and ...

  • 1 November

    Health Ministry: National anti-polio vaccination campaign reaches 2.3 million children, terrorists blocked campaign in Idleb and Raqqa


    Damascus, SANA – Ministry of Health said Tuesday that the national anti-polio campaign, carried out in cooperation with World Health Organization (WHO) and The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) between ...

October, 2016

  • 30 October

    Health Minister inspects repair works at National Hospital in Daraa


    Daraa, SANA – Health Minister Nizar Yazigi affirmed the Ministry’s determination to repair terrorism-affected departments at Daraa National Hospital and provide the necessary medical cadres and equipment. Yazigi’s remarks during ...

  • 16 October

    A national 5-day polio vaccination campaign launched


    Damascus, SANA – A new polio vaccination campaign was launched on Sunday by the Ministry of Health targeting all children under five. Scheduled to run through next Thursday, the campaign ...