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October, 2015

  • 17 October

    Premier al-Halaqi: Achieving medicine security is strategic option for the government

    Damascus, SANA – Prime Minister Wael al-Halaqi said achieving medicine security is a strategic option for the Syrian government. To that end, the government has made decisions and taken several …

  • 13 October

    New anti-polio vaccination campaign starts next Sunday

    Damascus, SANA – The Health Ministry is starting next Sunday a national anti-polio vaccination campaign for five days, targeting all children under five years. Minister Nizar Yazigi told SANA in …

  • 12 October

    450 doctors graduate from Damascus University

    Damascus, SANA- Damascus University on Sunday celebrated the graduation of 450 students from the Faculty of Medicine at al-Shabab City in Mezzeh neighborhood, Damascus. Minister of Higher Education Dr. Amer …

September, 2015

  • 28 September

    Exceptional efforts exerted to provide medical services, Health Minister tells French Parliamentarians

    Damascus, SANA- Minister of Health Nizar Yazaji, meeting a French parliamentary delegation headed by Gerard Bapt, on Monday stressed that the Ministry exerts exceptional efforts to ensure and deliver medical …

  • 23 September

    Health ministry and UNFPA discuss enhancing cooperation

    Damascus, SANA- Health Minister Dr. Nizar Yazigi discussed on Wednesday with Massimo Diana, representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Syria, means to enhance joint cooperation between Syria …

  • 23 September

    Seven drug pushers arrested in Damascus

    Damascus, SANA – The Drug Combating Department arrested seven drug pushers in Damascus, a source at the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday. An amount of hashish and 500 g of …

  • 16 September

    Serkis: Syria fulfilled commitments to disposing of ODS

    Damascus, SANA – Minister of State for Environment Affairs Nazira Serkis said that Syria has carried out all obligations and fulfilled commitments related to disposing of ozone depleting substances (ODS). …

  • 14 September

    Health Ministry, UNICEF discuss cooperation

    Damascus, SANA – Health Minister Nizar Yazigi and resident representative of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Syria Hanna Singer discussed on Monday cooperation between the two sides, how …

  • 9 September

    Premier al-Halaqi: Health and pharmaceutical security a strategic goal for the government

    Damascus, SANA- Prime Minister Dr. Wael al-Halaqi said on Wednesday that achieving health and pharmaceutical security is a strategic goal for the government for offering the best medical services to …

  • 8 September

    Dust storm causes three deaths, thousands of asphyxia cases

    Damascus, SANA- The large dust storm sweeping the country put hundreds of people in hospitals, according to medical sources. Three deaths and over 3580 cases of asphyxia, dyspnea, breathlessness and …