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September, 2014

  • 28 September

    Syrian doctor saves patient’s foot from amputation using special surgical procedure

    Hama, SANA – Dr. Abdelrazzaq al-Yousef managed to save a young man’s foot from amputation by carrying out a special reconstructive surgical procedure at Hama National Hospital. In a statement …

  • 24 September

    Health Minister discusses cooperation with Cuban Ambassador and head of ICRC mission

    Damascus, SANA – Health Minister Dr. Nizar Yazigi met on Wednesday Cuban Ambassador in Damascus Fernando Perez Maza, discussing with him means of improving cooperation in the field of health, …

  • 24 September

    Al-Bayrouni University Hospital opens 8 specialized clinics in Mazzeh branch

    Damascus, SANA – Al-Bayrouni University Hospital launched operations in 8 specialized clinics in the Department of Oncology in al-Mazzeh branch to provide patients with chemotherapy, in addition to the opening …

  • 18 September

    Health Ministry: 15 children killed by vaccines administered by “Coalition”

    Damascus, SANA- Fifteen children died and scores others suffered suffocation in areas east of Maaret al-Nou’man in Idleb countryside, the health ministry said on Thursday. The deaths and suffocation happened …

  • 16 September

    Environment Minister: Syria committed to obligations under int’l conventions for Ozone Layer protection

    Damascus, SANA – Minister of State for Environment Affairs Nazira Sarkis said Syria is among the top countries to have met its obligations under the international environment conventions to which …

  • 9 September

    Health Minister, Belarus Ambassador discuss cooperation

    Damascus, SANA – Health Minister Dr. Nizar Yazigi met Ambassador of Belarus in Damascus Alexander Ponomarev on , affirming to him Syria’s desire to improve cooperation with Belarus in the …

  • 8 September

    Over 45,000 children vaccinated against polio in Homs during recent campaign

    Homs, SANA – Over 45,000 children were vaccinated during the recent national anti-polio vaccination campaign for children under five. Head of Healthcare Department at Homs Health Directorate Abdul-Momen Qashaq told …

  • 2 September

    Aleppo Governor, ICRC delegation discuss opening center for manufacturing prosthetics

    Aleppo, SANA – Aleppo Governor Mohammad Wahid Aqqad discussed with a delegation from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) steps taken by the ICRC local office to open …

August, 2014

  • 24 August

    Homs Governor inspects hospital in al-Zahra’a neighborhood

    Homs, SANA – Homs Governor Talal al-Barazi on Sunday inspected work at Al-Bassel Hospital in al-Zahra’a neighborhood, Homs city, asserting that services in the hospital will improve within the next …

  • 24 August

    Syrian doctor removes teratoma weighing 25 kg from patient’s abdomen

    Lattakia, SANA – Syrian gastrointestinal surgery and endoscopy specialist Dr. Fadi Sleiman Noah succeeded in removing a teratoma weighing 25 kilograms from the abdomen of a 37 year-old woman. Dr. …