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January, 2015

  • 4 January

    Anti-polio vaccination campaign begins in hard-to-reach areas in Homs

    Homs, SANA_ Five-day anti-polio vaccination campaign was launched in Homs on Sunday in the hard-to-reach areas which have not been fully covered in previous campaigns. Between 12,000 and 15,000 under five years children will …

December, 2014

  • 31 December

    Distribution of aid for families of people with cerebral palsy begins in Daraa

    Daraa, SANA – The Social Affairs Directorate in Daraa began on Wednesday the distribution of financial aid to the families of people with cerebral palsy, with the total amount of …

  • 30 December

    Qualitative leaps achieved by Health sector in Syria in 2014

    Damascus, SANA- Over the current year, Ministry of Health has exerted all possible efforts to provide health care and its requirements in all areas including vaccines, medicines and equipments, in …

  • 28 December

    Interior Minister affirms commitment to combating drug trafficking

    Damascus, SANA – Interior Minister Mohammad al-Shaar on Sunday reiterated Syria’s strong commitment to combating drug trafficking despite of the crisis in the country. During a meeting of the National …

  • 28 December

    Syria celebrates Arbor Day with national work plan for protecting forests

    Damascus, SANA- Syria is celebrating Arbor Day by carrying a number of forestation campaigns which target areas and sites damaged by terrorism. The Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian devised a …

  • 23 December

    WHO: Syrian government positively cooperating, medical aid delivery has progressed

    Damascus, SANA – The World Health Organization (WHO) said remarkable progress has been witnessed recently with regard to the delivery of medical assistance in the Syrian provinces. WHO Representative Elizabeth …

  • 22 December

    Afforestation campaign in Damascus Countryside on the occasion of 63rd Tree Day

    Damascus, SANA- Damascus Countryside Governorate in cooperation with Ministries of Agriculture and Tourism on Sunday launched an afforestation campaign from Jdaidat Yabous crossing on the Lebanse border. The campaign which …

  • 18 December

    Syrian pharmacist wins gold, silver medals in 8th International Exhibition of Innovations in China

    Damascus, SANA – The pharmacist Dr. Chadi Mohammed Deeb Khatib won a golden medal in the 8th International Exhibition of Inventions 2014 in Kunshan, China, for his FatrimTM Slimming Recipe …

  • 15 December

    Serkis: Plan to finance biosafety programs in Syria via international grant

    Damascus, SANA – Minister of State for Environment Affairs Nazira Serkis said that a funding plan to carry out biosafety projects in Syria has been set up, benefiting from financial …

  • 15 December

    Law amending decree regulating medical labs issued

    Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad on Monday issues law no. 34 for 2014 on amending decree no. 42 for 2012 on regulating the work of medical laboratories. The amendment …