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March, 2023

  • 18 March

    2nd Int’l Conference of Surgical Eye Hospital starts in Damascus

    Damascus, SANA- A number of Syrian doctors in ophthalmology participated in the 2nd International Conference of Surgical Eye Hospital held at al-Assad Library in Damascus. Health Minister, Dr. Hassan al-Ghobash, …

  • 14 March

    WHO Director General hopes COVID-19 pandemic ends this year

    Geneva, SANA-World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Tedros Ghebreyesus said he hopes the coronavirus pandemic will end in 2023, according to a statement on the WHO website. “The weekly number …

  • 12 March

    National Vaccination Days Campaign launched, Health Ministry says

    Damascus, SANA- Health Ministry launched Sunday the National Vaccination Days Campaign to follow up on children who have not got the vaccination up to 5 years old, and it will …

  • 9 March

    Health Ministry receives batch of medicines provided by India

    Damascus, SANA- The Ministry of Health received Thursday a batch of medicines to treat cancer patients provided by the Indian government at the Embassy in Damascus. “The Indian government provided …

  • 6 March

    Health Ministry, UNOPS in Jordan discuss means to support health sector 

    Damascus, SANA- Minister of Health, Dr. Hassan al- Ghobash, discussed with Director of the United Nations Office for Project Services in Jordan (UNOPS), Mohammed Othman Akram, means to enhance cooperation …

February, 2023

  • 23 February

    Syria, Bahrain to enhance cooperation in medical and relief fields

    Damascus, SANA-Health Minister Hassan al-Ghabbash discussed with the Secretary-General of the Royal Bahraini Foundation for Humanitarian works, Dr. Mustafa al-Sayed and an accompanying high-level delegation, means to enhance cooperation in …

  • 16 February

    Al-Ghabbash, President of Iranian RCS discuss ways to enhance cooperation between the two sides

    Damascus, SANA- Health Minister Dr. Hassan al-Ghabbash, discussed with President of the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS), Dr. Pir Hossein Kolivand, means of enhancing cooperation to follow up the response …

  • 9 February

    Health Minister calls on UN and international organizations to provide assistance to Syria to face quake catastrophe

    Damascus, SANA- Health Minister, Dr. Hassan Al-Ghabbash, announced on Thursday that the death toll from the earthquake rose to 1,347 and the injuries to 2,295. In a press conference, al-Ghabbash stressed …

  • 9 February

    Lattakia Governor ,WHO delegation discuss ways to deal with earthquake repercussions

    Lattakia, SANA- A delegation from the World Health Organization(WHO) discussed with Lattakia Governor possible support capabilities for the health sector to face the repercussions of the earthquake that hit Syria …

  • 9 February

    Syria, WHO discuss ways to support the health sector response to devastating quake

    Damascus, SANA- Syria and the World Health Organization (WHO) have discussed ways to support the efforts exerted by health sector in the country to provide a response to the earthquake …