Health & Environment

November, 2017

  • 19 November

    Polio vaccination campaign launched to cover hard-to-access areas

    Provinces, SANA – A polio vaccination campaign was launched on Sunday targeting children in hard-to-access areas and areas where vaccination coverage was less than 80% during previous campaigns. The five-day ...

  • 17 November

    WHO Ministerial Conference pledges to end TB by 2030

    Moscow, SANA-Participants at the first WHO Global Ministerial Conference “Ending Tuberculosis (TB) in the Sustainable Development Era: A Multisectoral Response” announced their commitment to end the TB epidemic by 2030 ...

  • 16 November

    Yazigi : We achieved good results in limiting the spread of tuberculosis

    Moscow, SANA- Activities of the first WHO Global Ministerial Conference “Ending Tuberculosis (TB) in the Sustainable Development Era: A Multisectoral Response” kicked off at the Russian capital of Moscow on ...

  • 14 November

    Syria’s accession to Paris Climate Agreement approved by UN

    Damascus, SANA – Syria’s accession to the Paris Climate Agreement was approved on Monday by the relevant bodies of the United Nations and the Secretariat of the Convention after it ...

  • 13 November

    World Diabetes Day 2017 focuses on women and diabetes

    Damascus, SANA – Diabetes prevalence has been rising more rapidly as one of the major health threats to human being. As the Diabetes World Day is approaching on November 14th, ...

  • 12 November

    After three years of suffering, child regains lost senses

    Damascus, SANA – Following a successful surgery conducted at the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) Hospital in Damascus, six-year old Ahmad is now able to see in his both eyes ...

  • 3 November

    Syria, Brazil discuss bolstering health relations

    Sao Paulo, SANA-Health Minister, Nizar Yazigi, discussed with his Brazilian counterpart, Ricardo Barros, means of enhancing health cooperation, particularly in the fields of medicines and medical supplies. During a meeting ...

  • 2 November

    Health Minister reviews Syrian-Brazilian cooperation in health sector

    Sao Paulo, SANA – Health Minister Nizar Yaziji stressed the need to further boost economic partnerships and expand cooperation between Syria and Brazil in the health sector. On the sidelines of ...

  • 1 November

    Syria participates in World Hepatitis Summit 2017 in Brazil

    Sao Paulo, SANA – With the participation of Syria, the World Hepatitis Summit kicked off on Wednesday in the Brazilian capital of Sao Paulo. The three-day Summit will discuss various ...

October, 2017

  • 30 October

    48,000 children vaccinated in Eastern Ghouta

    Damascus Countryside, SANA – About 48,000 children under 12-year-old received measles and other school-age vaccines in the areas of Eastern Ghouta as part of the vaccination campaigns carried out by ...