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October, 2014

  • 21 October

    Aleppo’s Governor, UNICEF representative inspect process of polio vaccination campaign

    Aleppo, SANA – Governor of Aleppo Mohammad Wahid Aqqad and resident representative of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Syria Hanaa Sinjer inspected the polio vaccination campaign in its …

  • 20 October

    Government’s efforts to confront child malnutrition under crisis in full swing

    Homs, SANA – The Health Ministry in Syria has raised the preparedness level to face the problem of malnutrition, particularly among children under five, a problem that raised some concerns …

  • 19 October

    New polio vaccination campaign targets 3 million children

    Damascus, SANA – The ninth nationwide vaccination campaign was launched on Sunday by the Ministry of Health to immunize children under five against polio. The campaign, which was launched in …

  • 16 October

    Health Minister: Doubled medicine shipments to meet needs in the provinces

    Damascus, SANA – Minister of Health Nizar Yazigi said that the Ministry has recently doubled the number of medicine shipments sent to health directorates in all the Syrian provinces. Speaking …

  • 16 October

    Health Ministry takes protective measures amidst growing concerns over Ebola

    Damascus, SANA – While the United Nations warns that the Ebola outbreak is “winning the race” against attempts to contain it and urges the international community to broaden response and …

  • 13 October

    Minister Sarkis : Restoring balance to ecosystems damaged by terrorists’ sabotage acts

    Damascus, SANA – Minister of State for Environment Affairs Nazira Sarkis stressed Syria’s commitment to implement national and regional conventions which help integrate Arab efforts to preserve the environment through …

September, 2014

  • 28 September

    Syrian doctor saves patient’s foot from amputation using special surgical procedure

    Hama, SANA – Dr. Abdelrazzaq al-Yousef managed to save a young man’s foot from amputation by carrying out a special reconstructive surgical procedure at Hama National Hospital. In a statement …

  • 24 September

    Health Minister discusses cooperation with Cuban Ambassador and head of ICRC mission

    Damascus, SANA – Health Minister Dr. Nizar Yazigi met on Wednesday Cuban Ambassador in Damascus Fernando Perez Maza, discussing with him means of improving cooperation in the field of health, …

  • 24 September

    Al-Bayrouni University Hospital opens 8 specialized clinics in Mazzeh branch

    Damascus, SANA – Al-Bayrouni University Hospital launched operations in 8 specialized clinics in the Department of Oncology in al-Mazzeh branch to provide patients with chemotherapy, in addition to the opening …

  • 18 September

    Health Ministry: 15 children killed by vaccines administered by “Coalition”

    Damascus, SANA- Fifteen children died and scores others suffered suffocation in areas east of Maaret al-Nou’man in Idleb countryside, the health ministry said on Thursday. The deaths and suffocation happened …