Health & Environment

April, 2017

  • 19 April

    A national polio vaccination campaign launched in Deir Ezzor city

    Deir Ezzor, SANA-Health Directorate in Deir Ezzor launched on Wednesday a national polio vaccination campaign targeting children who are under the age of five. The campaign came within the National ...

  • 19 April

    The National Vaccination Days continue in all provinces aiming at reaching to all children under five

    Damascus, SANA-The National Vaccination Days continued on Wednesday in all provinces via the health centers and mobile teams for the second day amid emphasis on providing all requirements in order ...

March, 2017

  • 30 March

    Health Minister, chargé d’affaires at Iraqi Embassy discuss cooperation

    Damascus, SANA – Health Minister Nizar Yazigi discussed on Thursday with chargé d’affaires at the Iraqi Embassy in Damascus Riad Hassoun al-Tai the possibility of enhancing cooperation in the medical ...

  • 23 March

    10th Scientific Conference and Med Health Exhibition kick off in Damascus

    Damascus, SANA – The tenth Scientific Conference of Damascus Doctors’ Syndicate kicked off on Thursday at the Damarose Hotel in Damascus. The three-day conference will include 40 scientific lectures and ...

  • 19 March

    Health Minister meets Italian delegation

    Damascus, SANA-Health Minister Nizar Yazigi affirmed on Sunday the importance of lifting the unilateral conceive economic sanctions imposed on Syrian people, particularly the health sector. Meeting members of an Italian ...

  • 7 March

    New national polio vaccination campaign to be launched next Sunday

    Damascus, SANA – A new polio vaccination campaign will be launched nationwide next Sunday targeting children under five. Minister of Health Nizar Yazigi said in a statement to SANA that ...

  • 1 March

    Ministry of Health, representatives of int’l organizations discuss activating cooperation to meet health needs

    Damascus, SANA – Health Minister Nizar Yazigi met on Wednesday the health working group of the international organizations operating in Syria. During the meeting, the two sides discussed mechanisms of ...

February, 2017

  • 13 February

    Syria, Hungary discuss prospects of providing medical equipment and rehabilitating health centers

    Damascus, SANA – Health Minister Nizar Yazigi discussed with Syrian affairs official at the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Janos Budai, prospects of providing assistance in rehabilitating health centers ...

  • 8 February

    People’s Assembly discusses performance of Health Ministry

    Damascus, SANA -People’s Assembly on Wednesday held its fourth session of the second legislative term, chaired by its Speaker Hadiyeh Abbas, discussing the performance of Health Ministry and issues related to its ...

  • 7 February

    Syria, Russia to enhance cooperation in treatment of cancer

    Damascus, SANA-Health Minister Nizar Yazigi discussed on Tuesday with Director-General of National Medical Research Radiological Center at the Russian Health ministry, Professor Andrey Kaprin and accompanying delegation cooperation to improve ...