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May, 2024

  • 13 May

    Syria, WHO discuss addressing lack of funding for many health programs

    Damascus, SANA- Health Minister Hassan al-Ghabbash underlined the need for continuously intensifying cooperation and coordination with World Health Organization (WHO) to provide comprehensive health services to citizens. This came during …

  • 1 May

    41st Annual Conference of Syrian Society of Ophthalmologists kicks off in Damascus

    Damascus / SANA- With the participation of more than 25 physicians from Arab and foreign countries, the 41st Annual Conference of the Syrian Society of Ophthalmologists was launched Wednesday, at …

April, 2024

  • 27 April

    Al-Ghabbash discusses with UNICEF Regional Director the strengthening of health cooperation

    Damascus,SANA-Health Minister, Dr. Hassan Al-Ghabbash , discussed Saturday with UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa,Adele Khodr and the accompanying delegation,ways to strengthen health cooperation. During the …

  • 21 April

    National vaccination campaign to follow up on vaccination dropouts launched

    Provinces, SANA- Health Ministry launched a comprehensive national vaccination campaign to follow up on children who have dropped out and reinforce routine vaccination in health centers and mobile teams in …

March, 2024

  • 6 March

    Al-Ghabbash : 800,000 free medical services provided in the past year

    Damascus, SANA-Health Ministry pays great attention to heart patients, as the number of cardiac medical services provided in the Ministry’s hospitals and its affiliated independent authorities during the past year …

  • 6 March

    Syria, Iran discuss ways of cooperation in medical fields

    Damascus, SANA- The Minister of Health, Dr. Hassan al-Ghabbash , discussed with the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Damascus, Hussein Akbari, ways to enhance cooperation and coordination …

February, 2024

  • 23 February

    To re-shine again… a clean-up and rehabilitation campaign launched in Old Damascus

    Damascus-SANA The Old Damascus Directorate, in cooperation with the local community, launched a campaign entitled “Restoring the Shine of the Old City” with the aim of cleaning up, restoring and …

January, 2024

  • 26 January

    Al-Ghabbash, Ghebreyesus discuss boosting health cooperation

    Geneva, SANA- Health Minister, Dr. Hassan Al-Ghabbash , discussed with Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Ghebreyesus means of strengthening health cooperation and develop early recovery programs. That …

  • 23 January

    Syria participates in 154th session of the WHO Executive Board

    Geneva, SANA- With the participation of Syria, the 154th session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board started activities on Tuesday in Geneva, Switzerland, and will continue until Jan. …

  • 11 January

    National Program for Early Detection and Intervention of Hearing Loss installs three hearing aids for newborns

    Damascus, SANA-Efforts of the National Program for Early Detection and Intervention of Hearing Loss for the newborns continue as the first three hearing aids were installed today for three children …