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August, 2019

  • 5 August

    SARC volunteer awarded Florence Nightingale Medal

    Damascus, SANA – Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) volunteer Masoun al-Rifaie was awarded the Florence Nightingale Medal, the highest medal given to nurses for their bravery and dedication to their …

June, 2019

  • 13 June

    First international scientific conference on Multiple Sclerosis kicks off in Damascus

    Damascus, SANA-The international Syrian Scientific conference on multiple sclerosis (MS) started its activities on Thursday with the participation of 150 Syrian, Arab and foreign  doctors. The 2-day conference includes 4 …

May, 2019

  • 21 May

    Yazigi at World Health Assembly: Syrian state provides healthcare despite economic sanctions

    Geneva, SANA – The activities of the 72nd World Health Assembly, the decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO), continued on Tuesday, with the participation of a Syrian delegation …

  • 20 May

    Syria participates in 72nd World Health Assembly

    Geneva, SANA – Meetings of the 72nd World Health Assembly, the decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO), kicked off on Monday in Geneva, with the participation of Syria. …

  • 18 May

    Syria takes part in 72nd World Health Assembly next Monday in Geneva

    Damascus, SANA_ Syria is due to take part in the 72nd session of the World Health Assembly, the decision-making body of World Health Organization (WHO), which is scheduled to kick …

April, 2019

  • 22 April

    A walk held in Lattakia for Autism awareness

    Lattakia, SANA-The Annual Walk for Autism  has been organized by the Autism Society in Lattakia Province in cooperation with the Syrian Trust for Development, Italian organization of human land and …

  • 16 April

    A year after liberation from terrorism, 14 health centers put into service again in Eastern Ghouta

    Damascus, SANA- In coincidence with declaring it free from terrorism in April last year, the health sector’s cadres were the first to arrive in the towns of the Eastern Ghouta …

  • 10 April

    “Syria Health 2019” exhibition kicks off with participation of 90 companies

    Damascus, SANA-With the participation of nearly 90 local, Arab and Foreign companies, specialized in medical tools and equipment and medicine industry, the international conference and Exhibition of “Syria Health 2019” …

  • 7 April

    On World Health Day…Relentless efforts to support primary healthcare in Syria

    Damascus, SANA- Undeterred by all challenges and difficulties imposed by the terrorist war waged against Syria, the health sector in the country has proven its efficiency as no epidemics have …

February, 2019

  • 10 February

    Nationwide anti-polio vaccination campaign launched

    Damascus, SANA-A new national anti-polio vaccination campaign was launched on Sunday targeting children under five via the health centers and mobile teams. The campaign, which targets nearly 2.7 million children …