Health

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.
11-12-2006
The number of people infected with AIDS in Syria is the lowest in the region, according to estimates from the National Program for Combating HIV/AIDS (NPCHA).
16-10-2006
The Ministry of Health has inaugurated three new hospitals in the rural areas around the cities of Aleppo, Lattakia and Hama.
18-06-2006
Thameco, one of the two state-owned manufacturers of pharmaceutical products recorded profits of SYP 370 million (USD 7.4 million) last year.
03-05-2006
Works have begun on a USD 37 million, 521-bed hospital and health centre in Yaafour, an opulent suburb to the west of Damascus, according to al-Thawra.
05-03-2006
Al Shall Consulting and Investment, a Kuwaiti consulting firm is advising Kuwaiti investors on the development and building of a large USD 40 million clinic in Yaafour, on the outskirts of Damascus.
15-10-2005
The number of people who are above 60 years old reached one million in Syria said to the Syrian daily Al-Thawra, the Director of the Elderly Health Department of the Health Ministry Mohammed Isam Shabban.
01-04-2004
The Ministers of Health and Finance have signed a memorandum of understanding with the head of the European delegation in Damascus, Frank Hesske, that provides a EUR 30 million grant as well as technical assistance from the EU to help modernize the hea...

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