Health

23-06-2021
The Syrian government recently approved a 30 percent increase in the prices of locally produced medicines in a concession to manufacturers who have threatened to halt production since the deterioration of the Syrian pound has decimated their profits.
16-12-2020

The Syrian Insurance Company (SIC), the country’s largest and only state-owned insurer, says it has contracted with the Ministry of Defence to provide services for its clients at the ministry’s hospitals, in a new sign of the growing reach and influence of military-run companies.

07-08-2019

The Ministry of Health has cancelled the licence of ten new pharmaceutical companies despite the fact that some of them were near completion and set to start production.

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.