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March, 2015

  • 20 March

    A new hospital, partly funded by the locals, to be built in Homs eastern countryside

    Homs, SANA – Cornerstone was laid on Thursday for building a hospital in al-Sh’eirat village in the eastern countryside of Homs province with local efforts to provide medical services to …

  • 18 March

    Health official: Hepatitis A cases dropped markedly last week

    Damascus, SANA-Assistant Health Minister Ahmad Khalifawi said that hepatitis A cases in Syria dropped markedly last week as citizens are increasingly heeding health rules. In a statement to SANA, Khalifawi …

  • 14 March

    500 pine seedlings planted in Maaloula, Damascus countryside

    Damascus countryside, SANA-A religious mass was held at St. Sergius and Bacchus Monastery in Maaloula town in Damascus countryside. Following the prayer, over 500 pine seedlings were planted in the …

  • 10 March

    38th annual Dentists Syndicate conference kicks off

    Damascus, SANA – Activities of the 38th annual general conference of the Dentists Syndicate started on Tuesday al-Cham Hotel in Damascus. The two-day conference is set to discuss issues related …

  • 6 March

    Health Ministry: No “Hepatitis A” epidemic in Syria

    Damascus, SANA- Health Ministry said on Thursday that “Hepatitis A” cases registered in Syria are considered within natural average and there is no disease epidemic according to the satndards of …

  • 5 March

    Syria receives 30 mobile clinics from WHO

    Damascus, SANA – Ministry of Health received Thursday 30 mobile clinics from the World Health Organisation (WHO) to enhance medical services provided to citizens, particularly those affected by the current …

  • 4 March

    Syria gives great attention to wildlife protection

      Damascus, SANA  Syria is endowed with a unique diversity of plants and animal species which  constitute a national treasure an important renewable source. On the World Wildlife Day, the …

  • 1 March

    Health Minister hails latest polio vaccination campaign as tremendous success

    Damascus, SANA- Health Minister Dr. Nizar Yazigi hailed on Sunday the latest national polio vaccination campaign as a roaring success, providing illustrative figures as he said 2,988,000 children under five …

February, 2015

  • 21 February

    Anti-polio vaccination campaign reaches around 247,000 children in Hasaka

    Hasaka, SANA – Anti-polio vaccination in the northeastern Hasaka province reached 246,985 children under five. Hasaka children were given vaccination within a national campaign that was carried out last week …

  • 19 February

    Health Minster: Syria is self-sufficient in locally-made medicines, unavailable drugs are provided from friendly countries

    Damascus, SANA – Syria is self-sufficient in locally-made medicines, Health Minister Nizar Yazigi stressed Thursday, pointing out that there are however some difficulties in providing drugs for chronic and cancer diseases …