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February, 2018

  • 15 February

    Khamis: The government provides free medicines and treatment for children with cancer

    Damascus, SANA- Prime Minister Imad Khamis affirmed that the government provides medicines and treatment for all the children with cancer for free. Khamis paid a visit to the Blood Diseases …

  • 15 February

    Syria and Cuba discuss enhancing medical ties and exchanging expertise

    Havana, Syria – Cuban Deputy Health Minister Alfredo Gonzalez Lorenzo stressed his country’s support and solidarity with Syria in the face of a ruthless terror war from which Syria and …

  • 12 February

    BASMA Association: 50% of Syria’s children with cancer get cured

    Damascus, SANA – Up to 50% of children with cancer in Syria are cured amid international concern over growing rates of this non-communicable disease and local challenges represented by drug …

  • 11 February

    Chinese Ambassador, WHO representative visit rehabilitated Emergency Department at al-Mouwasat Hospital

    Damascus, SANA – After its rehabilitation at a cost of USD 400,000, the Central Emergency Department at al-Mouwasat University Hospital is currently receiving about 500 patients from the city of …

  • 4 February

    WHO provides USD 1 million medical grant to Children’s Hospital in Damascus

    Damascus, SANA – On the occasion of World Cancer Day, a delegation from the World Health Organization (WHO) visited the University Children’s Hospital in Damascus and provided a grant of …

  • 1 February

    Syria, Iran discuss enhancing cooperation in domain of pharmaceutical industry, medical equipment

    Tehran, SANA- Syria and Iran discussed means to enhance bilateral cooperation in domain of pharmaceutical industry and the medical equipment needed by Syria. Assistant Health Minister for Medical and Pharmaceutical …

January, 2018

  • 24 January

    Health Minister: 42 damaged health centers repaired, 5 new ones opened, 32 ambulances and mobile clinics provided

    Damascus, SANA – Health Minister Nizar Yazigi said that the Ministry’s hospitals and centers provided around 40 million health services at a cost of over SYP 81 billion in 2017, …

  • 14 January

    Polio vaccination campaign in Hasaka

    Hasaka, SANA – The Hasaka Health Directorate launched on Sunday a subnational polio vaccination campaign. Health Director Mohammad Rashad Khalaf explained that vaccination campaign will continue until January 18th and …

  • 11 January

    Health Ministry calls for lifting unilateral economic measures imposed on Syria

    Damascus, SANA- Minister of Health, Nizar Yazigi, said that the most important demand now is to lift the unilateral economic measures imposed on the Syrian people to allow the health …

  • 3 January

    Hama governorate receives two ambulances granted by WHO

    Hama, SANA- The governorate of Hama has received on Wednesday two ambulances presented by the World Health Organization (WHO). Earlier, Governor of Hama Mohammad al-Hazzouri discussed with the WHO’s Resident …