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.
17-09-2012
Thameco, the state-owned pharmaceutical company, posted sales of SYP 752 million in the first half of this year.
09-07-2012
The number of forensic doctors working in Syria is not sufficient to cover the needs as the number of deaths from the uprising gripping the country rises, according to a specialized doctor.
02-07-2012
The number of drug addicts in Syria reached last year 4,611, according to Mohammad Al-Shaar, the Syrian Minister of Interior.
04-06-2012
Updated on June 04, 2012: The Syrian Ministry of Health is looking for new sources of supplies for its medicines, including Iran and Cuba, in a bid to reduce its costs, save foreign currencies and circumvent sanctions.
26-03-2012
Syria registered 23,000 new cases of cancer last year, an annual increase of 15 percent, according to the Ministry of Health.
26-03-2012
The value of Syria’s production of medicines stood at USD 620 million in 2011, according to the Minister of Health.
12-02-2012
The size of Syria’s health industry stood at SYP 138 billion in 2011, according to the Minister of Health, Wael Al-Halqi.
16-01-2012
The Ministry of Health is working on a decision to reduce the regulatory limit on the distance separating two pharmacies to accommodate the establishment of more of them in the country.
03-05-2011
Wael Al-Halqi, the newly-appointed Minister of Health, has announced that it was delegating some of his powers to health officials at the Governorate level in a bid to reduce bureaucracy.
03-01-2011
The UNDP is launching a request for proposal (RFP) for the procurement of a Hospital Management Information System.

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