Health & Environment

September, 2017

  • 18 September

    Measles vaccination campaign starts in Deir Ezzor, targeting 9000 children

    Deir Ezzor, SANA – The activities of the national measles vaccination campaign started in Deir Ezzor on Monday, targeting 9000 children aged 5-12. Attending the launching of the campaign at ...

  • 17 September

    Health Ministry launches national measles vaccination campaign

    Provinces, SANA – Ministry of Health launched on Sunday a national measles vaccination campaign through health centers, mobile teams, public and private schools and kindergartens. The campaign will continue until ...

  • 6 September

    Health Ministry sends ambulances and amounts of medicines to Deir Ezzor city

    Damascus/Homs, SANA – Ministry of Health sent a number of ambulances, a mobile clinic and 9 tons of medicines and medical supplies to support the health sector in Deir Ezzor ...

August, 2017

  • 13 August

    Health Ministry launches training course for maintenance of medical equipment with WHO and Japan

    Damascus, SANA – The Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO), in cooperation with Japan, launched on Sunday a training course for technicians and engineers working in the ...

  • 1 August

    Syria, Belarus to enhance cooperation in medicine industries and medical equipment

    Minsk, SANA- Health Minister Nizar Yazigi discussed Tuesday with Belarusian officials ways to enhance cooperation in the field of Pharmaceutical industry, medical equipment and providing support to health sector in ...

July, 2017

  • 31 July

    Minister Yazigi: Health situation in Syria is stable

    Minsk, SANA- Health Minister Nizar Yazigi affirmed that the Ministry is exerting all available efforts to maintain public health and provide medical, therapeutic and medicine services free of charge via ...

  • 19 July

    Higher Education Ministry, WHO discuss cooperation in supporting university hospitals

    Damascus, SANA – Minister of Higher Education Atef al-Naddaf met on Wednesday the Resident Representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) Elizabeth Hoff and discussed with her means to enhance ...

  • 5 July

    Launch of construction works at a charity cancer hospital in Sweida

    Sweida, SANA – At an estimated cost of about SYP 5 billion, construction works have of al-Shifa Charity Hospital that is specialized in cancer diseases in the southern Sweida province ...

June, 2017

  • 21 June

    Al-Shaar: Drugs trafficking poses serious threat to global security

    Damascus, SANA – Interior Ministry organized Wednesday a central national symposium on the occasion of  International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, which is marked on June 26 every year. Delivering ...

  • 14 June

    Iran, Syria discuss enhancing cooperation in health sector

    Damascus, SANA – Health Minister Nizar Yazigi discussed with Iranian Ambassador to Syria Jawad Turk Abadi the possibilities of promoting health cooperation between the two countries and implementing the agreements ...