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May, 2015

  • 5 May

    Numbers of rhim gazelles and Arabian oryx increasing in Badiya desert

    Palmyra, SANA – As part of their projects for preserving and developing wildlife in the Syria Badiya desert, which makes up around 50% of the overall area of Syria, the …

  • 3 May

    Water Resources Ministry and UNICEF sign joint work agreement to provide drinking water for citizens

    Damascus, SANA- Ministry of Water Resources and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) signed Sunday a joint work agreement to carry out vital projects in water and sanitation sectors to …

  • 2 May

    Anti-measles vaccination campaign reaches over 147,000 children in Hasaka

    Hasaka, SANA – Over 147,000 children between the ages of 7 months and five years were vaccinated against measles in the northeastern province of Hasaka. Those included 10, 213 children …

April, 2015

  • 30 April

    SARC distributes 7000 humanitarian aid packages Quneitra

    Quneitra, SANA, The Syrian Arab Red Cross (SARC)has distributed some 7,000 humanitarian aid packages among displaced locals of the province during April. “The aid packages, distributed at 13 makeshift centers, …

  • 28 April

    WHO says it will work to provide urgent medical aid to Lattakia

    Lattakia, SANA – Representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) Elizabeth Hoff said the organization will work on providing urgent medical assistance to Lattakia province. She was speaking during a …

  • 25 April

    Measles vaccines delivered in Moadamiyet al-Sham subusrb

    Damascus Countryside, SANA – The Health Directorate of Damascus Countryside delivered on Saturday amounts of measles vaccines in Moadamiyet al-Sham enough to all children under five living in the suburb. …

  • 22 April

    Water establishment in Damascus holds documentary exhibition on Feijeh spring

    Damascus, SANA-General Establishment of Water in Damascus held on Wednesday a documentary exhibition on the phases of developing the investment of al-Feijeh  spring under the title “Feijeh Spring.. treasure of …

  • 20 April

    National anti-measles campaign for children under 5 continues

    Damascus, SANA – A national 12-day anti-measles vaccination campaign for children under five continued Monday after it was launched Sunday by the Health Ministry, coinciding with a catch-up immunization schedule for children …

  • 19 April

    13 Syrian dentists awarded ICOI fellowships

    Beirut, SANA-The International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) awarded 13 Syrian dentists fellowships during its first conference in the Middle East. During the conference, held in the Saint Joseph University in Beirut on …

  • 18 April

    An anti-measles vaccination campaign targeting over 2,6 million children starts Sunday

    Homs, SANA Health Ministry will launch tomorrow Sunday a national 12-day anti-measles vaccination campaign, in cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). The campaign will …