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Updated-New anti-polio vaccination campaign starts all over the country

Damascus, SANA – Health Ministry, in cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), launched Sunday a new polio vaccination campaign for all children under …

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Measles vaccination campaign reaches more than 96,000 children in Daraa

Daraa, SANA – The national measles vaccination campaign reached 96,268 children between 7 months and five years of age in Daraa province. The vaccinations were made available in the health …

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New weeklong polio vaccination campaign to start on Sunday

Damascus, SANA – The Health Ministry finished preparations for a weeklong campaign for vaccination against polio which will start on Sunday February 15. Health Minister Nizar Yazigi told SANA that …

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School vaccination campaign launched in al-Waer neighborhood in Homs

Homs, SANA – A vaccination campaign was launched Tuesday in a number of schools in al-Waer neighborhood in the city of Homs, targeting 3,000 students from 1st and 6th grades …

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Sub-national vaccination campaign targeting 300,000 children continues

Damascus, SANA- The Health Ministry continued its sub-national vaccination campaign which was launched on Sunday and which will continue until Thursday, Health Minister Nizar Yazigi said the campaign, which is …

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10th anti-polio vaccination campaign covers 95% of targeted children in Daraa

Daraa, SANA – The Health Department of Daraa announced that the recent national anti-polio vaccination campaign has so far covered 119,948 out of the 125,260 targeted children in the southern …

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Health Ministry: Polio vaccination campaign reached 2.6 million children

Damascus, SANA – The Health Ministry announced on Tuesday that the 9th national campaign for vaccination against polio reached 2.6 million children under five, with Hama ranking first among provinces …

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On World Polio Day, Health Ministry to intensify efforts to restore polio-free Syria

Damascus, SANA – Ministry of Health is intensifying efforts to eradicate polio and restore Syria free of this disease through successive polio vaccination campaigns, and taking necessary measures to preserve …

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Daraa Governor: Daraa province free of polio cases

Daraa, SANA – Governor of Daraa Mohammad Khaled al-Hanous asserted that Daraa province is free of polio cases, and that the polio vaccines being administered as part of the 9th …

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Aleppo’s Governor, UNICEF representative inspect process of polio vaccination campaign

Aleppo, SANA – Governor of Aleppo Mohammad Wahid Aqqad and resident representative of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Syria Hanaa Sinjer inspected the polio vaccination campaign in its …

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