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August, 2015

  • 6 August

    Health Ministry, WHO and UNICEF hold symposium on breastfeeding in the workplace

    Damascus, SANA – Ministry of Health in cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) organized on Thursday a symposium on breastfeeding in the …

  • 6 August

    Health Minister stresses continuous efforts to upgrade the nursing career

    Damascus, SANA – Health Minister Nizar Yazigi said the Health Ministry is exerting all efforts to upgrade the nursing career and increase the number of graduates of nursing collages and …

  • 3 August

    Environment Affairs Minister calls for raising environmental awareness

    Damascus, SANA – The State Ministry for Environment Affairs held a meeting related to cooperation with the Green Climate Fund (GCF), discussing criteria for choosing which projects to contact the …

July, 2015

  • 30 July

    Yazigi: Health Ministry provides free-of-charge medicine for all contiguous diseases

    Damascus, SANA- Health Minister Dr. Nizar Yazigi affirmed the ministry’s commitment to pay attention to the epidemiological surveillance of hepatitis and other contiguous diseases through following up on the application …

  • 23 July

    PM: Health sector still effective, important role of syndicates is recognized

    Damascus, SANA – Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi hailed on Thursday the role of medical syndicates and organizations and health institutions in propping up the national efforts to provide the best …

  • 22 July

    Health Minister at Parliament: National medicine covers 89% of local market

    Damascus, SANA- Health Minister Nizar Yazigi said that the national medicine covers nearly 89% of the local market needs through 70 factories, adding the surplus medicine is exported to five …

  • 22 July

    Australian delegation stresses support to Health Ministry, delivers 10,000 dollars in donations

    Damascus, SANA – Health Minister Nizar Yazigi met on Tuesday with the visiting Australian delegation, who were briefed on the situation of the health sector in Syria in light of …

  • 20 July

    Health Minister: Unifying treatment protocols for cardiac surgery a priority

    Damascus, SANA – Health Minister Nizar Yazigi said that unifying treatment protocols at cardiac surgery centers and departments at general hospitals is a priority for the Ministry at the current …

  • 18 July

    Health Minister inspects services in Hama province

    Hama, SANA – Health Minister Nizar Yazigi on Saturday inspected the services being provided by health establishments in Hama province and their readiness. During the tour, the Minister stressed the …

  • 13 July

    Health Ministry, WHO discuss priorities of cooperation program 2016-2017

    Damascus, SANA – Health Minister Nizar Yazigi and Representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) Elizabeth Hoff on Sunday discussed the priorities of the cooperation program between the two sides …