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May 25 2020

Syrian women launch awareness campaign to tackle COVID-19 in rural areas

Damascus Countryside, SANA_ A group of women from the “Your Health is Responsibility” Group carried out a health awareness campaign in several areas of Damascus countryside aimed at helping families in need and spreading a health and preventive culture in facing Covid-19. Head of the Group, Yasmin Al-Ayniya, explained that this initiative comes as a supplement to the government’s actions regarding health awareness and taking the necessary measures that protect the health of people. She stressed, in a statement to SANA, that a great responsibility today lies on the civil society in facing this global pandemic. The campaign included the …

Mar 20 2020

Disinfection campaign in streets and neighborhoods of Damascus

Damascus, SANA_ Damascus Governorate, in cooperation with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), on Friday launched a large-scale disinfection and cleaning campaign through cars equipped with disinfectants as part of precautionary measures to deal with the Coronavirus and maintain public health. The campaign started from the center of Yusuf al-Azmeh square and covers all the streets and neighborhoods of the city. Damascus Governor Adel al-Olabi stated that the campaign includes strict health measures to deal with the Coronavirus. The governor called upon citizens to commit and act responsibly and not underestimate action to prevent the virus spread. Director of the …

Feb 23 2020

“Million love trees for Syria”, afforestation campaign to enhance green areas

Damascus Countryside, SANA _ “Majd”, (Glory), a team of young volunteers, whose love for their country has brought them together, launched on Saturday the first phase of their “Million Love Trees for Syria” initiative by planting about 1500 trees along Damascus International Airport road as a first stage. The initiative, which will continue until the end of next April, will involve a number of governorates. Director of the forestry at the Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform, Dr. Hassan Faris, clarified in a statement to SANA that the ministry’s role in the campaign was represented in selecting the reforestation areas …

Feb 21 2020

Turkish regime leads misleading media campaign on alleged losses in the army ranks

Idleb countryside, SANA_ The news circulated by Turkish media outlets about the destruction of Syrian tanks or human casualties in the ranks of the Syrian Arab Army are “mere allegations”, SANA reporter in Idleb countryside said. These allegations, the reporter added, aim at covering up the failure of the terrorist attack by Turkey-backed mercenaries on the direction of al-Nayrab in Idleb countryside. According to field events, what the Turkish media outlets are circulating, quoting Turkish officials, about the losses in the ranks of the Syrian Arab Army are fantasies far from reality and come as a result of the defeat …

Feb 15 2020

New national anti-polio vaccination campaign kicks off Sunday

Damascus, SANA_ Ministry of Health will launch the first anti-polio vaccination campaign for the year 2020 on Sunday. The one-week campaign targets the children whose ages are between one day and five years regardless of their previous vaccines. In a statement to SANA, Director of Primary Health Care Department at Health Ministry Dr. Fadi Qassis said that the ministry completed the technical and logistic preparations for carrying this campaign out through 967 medical centers and 2336 mobile teams to reach all the areas. This complain targets more than 2.8 million child, according to Qassis who referred to distribution of about …