Health

02-02-2016
Following our report last week on the spread of H1N1 in Syria, more information is available.
26-01-2016
An increasing number of H1N1 virus cases are being reported in Syria, although the number of deaths appears so far limited.
07-12-2015
The Syria Recovery Trust Fund has approved a new project to supply medical equipment to hospitals located in northern, opposition-controlled Syria.
23-11-2015
Two hospitals in the opposition-held parts of Syria are getting new financial support.
24-08-2015
The Ministry of Health has increased by up to 50 percent the price of medicines produced in the country.
16-02-2015
The Syrian government licensed several new pharmaceutical plants last year, a government official said.
10-11-2014
A third of Syria’s pharmaceutical plants have stopped production, while the output of the remaining ones is only at a third of the pre-uprising level, according to an industry executive.
28-07-2014
Britain’s GlaxoSmithKline, one of the world’s largest drug manufacturers, and its local distributor, Unipharma, face allegations of corruption in their Syrian operations.
16-06-2014
Syria’s Prime Minister Wael Halqi, has inaugurated the launch of the country’s latest healthcare management company.
10-03-2014
The Minister of Health has said that following a recent agreement, Syria was buying from Iran a significant share of the generic medicines it imported.
24-02-2014
In safe areas across the country, several new pharmaceutical plants are being established, including one by the brother of the Syrian first lady.
21-10-2013
The first cases of polio in fourteen years in Syria have been detected, the World Health Organization said last week.
09-09-2013
Two new pharmaceutical plants are being established in the province of Tartous as Syrian manufacturers are favouring relative safe areas of the country.
05-08-2013
The Syrian government has granted dozens of licenses to open new pharmaceutical plants, according to the minister of health.
08-07-2013
The Ministry of Health has allowed pharmaceutical companies to raise the price of their products by as much as 50 percent as production costs have surged.

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