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June, 2018

  • 19 June

    Syrian doctor wins award for Best Scientific Poster 2018

    Geneva, SANA – The Syrian doctor, Hala Kamal Kutaish, was awarded the Research Poster Prize 2018 at the Annual meeting of the Swiss Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology recently held …

  • 5 June

    First artificial corneal transplant in Syria restores sight to woman

    Damascus, SANA-A medical team at the ophthalmology hospital managed to cultivate an artificial cornea for a woman in her seventies, restoring eyesight to her two years after losing it. The …

  • 4 June

    Douma recovering its health gradually, Eastern Health Center back into service

    Damascus Countryside, SANA- A month and a half after liberation of Douma city in Eastern Ghouta, the health sector in the city is recovering gradually through its Eastern Health Center, …

May, 2018

  • 31 May

    Two mobile clinics arrive in Deir Ezzor to enhance health services

    Deir Ezzor, SANA-Two full-equipped mobile clinics arrived in Deir Ezzor to provide health services to citizens in the province’s countryside. Head of the Health Directorate in Deir Ezzor, Abdul-Najem al-Obeid, …

  • 27 May

    Syria marks World No Tobacco Day with lineup of activities

    Damascus, SANA-Every year on May 31, the World Health Organization (WHO) sounds the alarm bell over the consumption and use of tobacco, warning nearly one billion people against a grave …

  • 25 May

    Health Ministry, ICRC discuss cooperation in rehabilitating troubled health sector

    Geneva, SANA-Health Minister Dr. Nizar Yazigi discussed with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) President, Peter Maurer, in Geneva means of enhancing joint cooperation in rehabilitating terrorism-stricken health …

  • 24 May

    WHO adopts resolution on improving health situation of citizens of occupied Syrian Golan

    Geneva, SANA-The World Health Organization adopted with majority a draft resolution on the health conditions in the Occupied Palestinian territories and the occupied Syrian Golan. The adoption came during the …

  • 23 May

    NAM countries’ health ministers call a halt to Israeli health-related violations in Golan

    Geneva, SANA-Health ministers of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) countries called for an end to the health-related violations of the Israeli occupation in the occupied Syrian Golan. Following a meeting held …

  • 22 May

    Health Minister: Syria managed to prevent spread of epidemic and provide free services despite challenges

    Geneva, SANA – Health Minister Dr. Nizar Yazigi said that the health sector in Syria continued to provide all that is needed to preserve public health despite the challenges caused …

  • 21 May

    Syria takes part in 71st World Health Assembly in Geneva

    Geneva, SANA – A Syrian delegation headed by Health Minister Nizar Yazigi is participating in the 71st World Health Assembly activities which kicked off on Monday at the UN headquarters …