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September, 2014

  • 16 September

    Environment Minister: Syria committed to obligations under int’l conventions for Ozone Layer protection

    Damascus, SANA – Minister of State for Environment Affairs Nazira Sarkis said Syria is among the top countries to have met its obligations under the international environment conventions to which …

  • 9 September

    Health Minister, Belarus Ambassador discuss cooperation

    Damascus, SANA – Health Minister Dr. Nizar Yazigi met Ambassador of Belarus in Damascus Alexander Ponomarev on , affirming to him Syria’s desire to improve cooperation with Belarus in the …

  • 8 September

    Over 45,000 children vaccinated against polio in Homs during recent campaign

    Homs, SANA – Over 45,000 children were vaccinated during the recent national anti-polio vaccination campaign for children under five. Head of Healthcare Department at Homs Health Directorate Abdul-Momen Qashaq told …

  • 2 September

    Aleppo Governor, ICRC delegation discuss opening center for manufacturing prosthetics

    Aleppo, SANA – Aleppo Governor Mohammad Wahid Aqqad discussed with a delegation from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) steps taken by the ICRC local office to open …

August, 2014

  • 24 August

    Homs Governor inspects hospital in al-Zahra’a neighborhood

    Homs, SANA – Homs Governor Talal al-Barazi on Sunday inspected work at Al-Bassel Hospital in al-Zahra’a neighborhood, Homs city, asserting that services in the hospital will improve within the next …

  • 24 August

    Syrian doctor removes teratoma weighing 25 kg from patient’s abdomen

    Lattakia, SANA – Syrian gastrointestinal surgery and endoscopy specialist Dr. Fadi Sleiman Noah succeeded in removing a teratoma weighing 25 kilograms from the abdomen of a 37 year-old woman. Dr. …

  • 24 August

    Syria takes part in 17th APPCED meeting in Tehran

    Tehran, SANA – Syria is taking part in the 17th Asia-Pacific Parliamentarians’ Conference on Environment and Development (APPCED), currently held in the Iranian capital Tehran. The 3-day meeting, which kicked …

  • 23 August

    Syrian Environment Association launches anthem and green guide for children

    Damascus, SANA – The Syrian Environment Association launched Saturday an environment anthem and a green guide for children, during a ceremony at the Environment Park in the Citadel of Damascus. …

  • 20 August

    Health minister: No plague cases in al-Tal city, Damascus countryside

    Damascus, SANA-Ministry of Health dismissed as groundless news circulated by social media that several plague cases have been detected in al-Tal city, Damascus countryside. Caretaker Health Minister Dr. Saad al-Nayef …

  • 19 August

    SARC receives medical aid worth USD 3 billion from China

    Damascus, SANA – The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) received Tuesday urgent medical aid from the Chinese government worth 20 million Yuan (equal to over USD 3 million) earmarked for …