Health & Environment

March, 2017

  • 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 ...

  • 1 February

    Health Ministry and the WHO discuss means to improve response to health needs

    Damascus, SANA – Minister of Health Nizar Yazigi discussed with the Resident Representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) Elizabeth Hoff means to increase cooperation in the field of responding ...

  • 1 February

    ICRC voices intention to supply Daraa Governorate with needed ambulances

    Daraa, SANA – Governor of Daraa Mohammad Khaled al-Hannous discussed on Wednesday with a delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) mission operating in Syria the situation ...

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 ...