Health & Environment

January, 2017

  • 17 January

    Health Ministry: No pandemic recorded in Syria during the crisis

    Tehran, SANA – Syrian and Iranian Health Ministries concluded on Tuesday a ten-day workshop that was held at the Faculty of Public Health, with the attendance of representatives from the ...

  • 3 January

    Health Minister inspects health institutions in Aleppo

    Aleppo, SANA – Health Minister Nizar Yazigi affirmed that the Health Ministry drew up plans and programs to rebuild health facilities and hospitals that were destroyed by terrorism in Aleppo. ...

December, 2016

  • 18 December

    Syria, Sudan discuss enhancing health and medicine cooperation

    Damascus, SANA – Health Minister Nizar Yazigi discussed on Sunday with the Sudanese Ambassador in Damascus Khaled Ahmad Mohammad Ali means to enhance cooperation in health and medicine fields, particularly ...

  • 18 December

    A Cuban medicine shipment arrives in Syria

    Damascus, SANA – The General Establishment of Foreign Trade announced on Sunday that a shipment of Cuban medicines has arrived in Syria. The shipment included 293,650 doses of meningococcal vaccines ...

  • 6 December

    Syria, Belarus to boost medical cooperation

    Damascus, SANA – Means of boosting health cooperation between Syria and Belarus, exchanging medicine and establishing joint investments were discussed during a meeting between Health Minister Nizar Yazigi’s and Belarus ...

  • 4 December

    Health Ministry: Syria maintains low HIV (AIDS) rates, provides free treatment

    Damascus, SANA – Assistant Health Minister Ahmad Khlifawi said that Syria is still among countries with low prevalence of Human immune-deficiency virus (HIV) epidemic, adding that “since 1987, a total ...

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

    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 ...