Health

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.
14-02-2013
The Syrian government is raising the price of medicines and facilitating import procedures in order to ease the shortages of pharmaceutical products.
21-01-2013
Thameco, a government-owned pharmaceutical company, generated SYP 1.2 billion in revenues last year.
05-11-2012
Syria’s health sector lost some SYP 7 billion from the uprising and ensuing violence gripping the country since March 2011, according to the Minister of Health.
15-10-2012
UNICEF has said that it was scaling up its support for Syrian refugees and displaced persons although a lack of funds is hampering its rescue efforts.
01-10-2012
The annual budget spent by the government on chronic diseases stands at SYP 5 billion according to an official at the Ministry of Health.
17-09-2012
Thameco, the state-owned pharmaceutical company, posted sales of SYP 752 million in the first half of this year.

Events

6th Damascus Insurance Forum
Four Seasons Hotel
Investment Facilities at the Industrial City of Adra
Damascus Chamber of Commerce