The Ministry of Health has inaugurated three new hospitals in the rural areas around the cities of Aleppo, Lattakia and Hama.
Thameco, one of the two state-owned manufacturers of pharmaceutical products recorded profits of SYP 370 million (USD 7.4 million) last year.
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.
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.
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.
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...
The Ministry of Health (MOH) held a meeting in the second week of January to discuss the 2004 development plans of the Healthy Villages Program (HVP).
Japan has granted USD 131,820 to the Ministry of Health to improve the health situation in remote areas of the country.
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has signed an agreement with Syria's Ministry of Health to provide it with USD6.5 million in assistance, reported Sana, the state news agency.
The EU and Syria have agreed on 24 April on a " National Indicative Programme " for EU grant co-operation programme for the years 2002 to 2004.
The EU has granted Syria's ministry of health EUR30 million for a five-year support programme of the health sector.
Saydaliya, the state-owned company in charge of the import and export of pharmaceutical products, imported USD 44.5 million of pharmaceutical products, reported Tishreen.
Tameco, the state-owned pharmaceutical company, recorded profits of SYP200 million (USD4 million), an increase of 5 percent on the previous year record, but only half the planned profit of SYP397 million (USD4 million), said Teshreen.
Thameco, the state-owned pharmaceutical company, recorded profits of SYP 200 million (USD 4 million), an increase of 5 percent on the previous year record, but only half the planned profit of SYP 397 million (USD 4 million), said Teshreen.
Syria imported USD30 million worth of medicines in 2001.


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