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January, 2016

  • 31 January

    Health Ministry discusses with UNFPA enhancing mutual cooperation

    Damascus, SANA-Health Minister Nizar Yazigi discussed on Sunday with Massimo Diana, the representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Syria means to enhance cooperation between both sides and …

  • 27 January

    Aleppo Police Hospital and Passport Department operational after rehabilitation

    Aleppo, SANA- Aleppo Police hospital was officially set operational Wednesday after rehabilitation works were completed to provide medical services to locals and police families. Health Minister Nizar Yazigi said in …

  • 26 January

    WHO and UNICEF: Two years without reports of new polio cases in Syria

    Damascus, SANA – A joint statement by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced that Syria has completed two years without reports of any …

  • 21 January

    7 ambulances delivered by UNHCR to SARC

    Damascus, SANA-The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) received on Thursday 7 ambulances delivered by the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) to support the health and humanitarian tasks of the …

  • 20 January

    Health Ministry and UNICEF discuss means to improve health situation of Syrian children

    Damascus, SANA-Health Minister Nizar Yazigi discussed on Wednesday with resident representative of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Syria Hana Singer means to enhance cooperation to meet the health …

  • 17 January

    Qamishli National Hospital receives 4 tons of medicines and medical equipment from UNICEF

    Hasaka, SANA – Qamishli National Hospital in Hasaka received on Sunday 4 tons of medicines and medical equipment provided by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Chairman of the hospital …

  • 16 January

    Health Ministry: H1N1 flu infection and death rates in Syria no higher that world rates

    Damascus, SANA – H1N1 flu infection and death rates in Syria are no higher than international rates and are comparable to those in neighboring countries, said a Health Ministry official. …

  • 7 January

    Iran, Syria discuss means to remove obstacles to health cooperation

    Damascus, SANA – Health Minister Nizar Yazigi discussed on Thursday with his Iranian counterpart Seyyed Hassan Hashemi means to solve the issues standing in the way of implementing health and …

  • 5 January

    OPCW: Chemical weapons in Syria fully destroyed, some people in Syria were exposed to sarin gas

    The Hague/New York, SANA – The UN-backed Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) declared that the chemical weapons in Syria have been fully destroyed. OPCW spokesman Malik Ellahi said …

December, 2015

  • 26 December

    Cuba expresses readiness to provide all Syria’s needs of medicine

    Havana, SANA- Cuba showed readiness to meet all Syria’s requirements of medicine, Health Minister Dr. Nizar Yazigi said. Yazigi told SANA correspondent in Havana, at the conclusion of his visit …