Health

23-01-2019
The Government’s plans to spend on investment projects are falling short because of a continuous shortage of cash, the recent example of a serum production plant shows.
04-09-2018
A pharmaceutical plant producing medicines for the treatment of cancer and owned by a prominent investor is set to start operating near Damascus in the next few weeks.
14-03-2017
The Syrian government has imposed a sharp increase in the price of medicines, adding a significant burden on the population.
02-02-2016
Following our report last week on the spread of H1N1 in Syria, more information is available.
26-01-2016
An increasing number of H1N1 virus cases are being reported in Syria, although the number of deaths appears so far limited.
07-12-2015
The Syria Recovery Trust Fund has approved a new project to supply medical equipment to hospitals located in northern, opposition-controlled Syria.
23-11-2015
Two hospitals in the opposition-held parts of Syria are getting new financial support.
24-08-2015
The Ministry of Health has increased by up to 50 percent the price of medicines produced in the country.
16-02-2015
The Syrian government licensed several new pharmaceutical plants last year, a government official said.
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.

Events

Food Expo 2011
Damascus International Fairground
Export Financing
Damascus Chamber of Commerce