Health

23-11-2009
Syria’s Minister of Health, Rida Said, announced last week that the number of people having died from swine flu in Syria had reached 50.
16-11-2009
The Syrian Cabinet has confirmed the decision of the Syrian Jordanian Committee last October to lift restrictions on the trade of pharmaceuticals between the two countries.
12-10-2009
A Presidential decree has banned smoking in all public spaces in Syria.
07-09-2009
Syria's Ministry of Health has said that the total number of swine flu cases in the country has reached 37, out of which two patients died.
10-08-2009
Siemens Healthcare Consulting has been appointed to design and supervise the construction of a private hospital in the city of Homs.
06-07-2009
Syria's Ministry of Health has confirmed that the first case of swine flu was found in the country.
05-07-2009
GlaxoSmithKline announced on July 02 that it was developing its business in the Middle East region through the purchase of the branded generics business of Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) in Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, Libya and Yemen.
10-05-2009
Two new Syrian drug manufacturers have been certified by EU-accredited inspectors to export their products to the European market.
03-08-2008
Syrian exports of pharmaceuticals stood at USD 150 million in 2007, according to Zouheir Fadaloun, secretary general of the Scientific Council for Pharmaceutical Industries.
25-02-2008
Julphar, one of largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the UAE, is looking at the opportunity of investing in Syria.
17-12-2007
Four Syrian drug manufacturers have received a statement of international Good Manufacturing Practices.
06-08-2007
The Syrian Investment Authority has licensed the set-up of two medical compounds at a combined investment value of SYP 8.4 billion.
23-07-2007
The ruler of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has granted the Syrian government USD 100 million to build a state-owned hospital.
02-04-2007
According to the latest projections of the Ministry of Health, the number of new cases of infections from acquired immune deficiency syndrome (Aids) will grow dramatically in Syria the coming three years
05-03-2007
National Company for Pharmaceutical Industry, an Aleppo-based pharmaceutical manufacturing company, has been found to meet European and WHO Good Manufacturing Practice norms.

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