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Undaunted by economic siege, Homs medical factories continue production to support national economy

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Homs, The pharmaceutical industries sector in Homs has proven its effective role in supporting the national economy through its resilience and its continuous work throughout the crisis, and its contribution to providing the needs of the local market, in addition to exporting medicines to foreign markets despite of the unilateral coercive economic measures imposed on Syria.Executive Director at Ibn Hayan company for Pharmaceutical Industries Iyad al-Sib'ai told SANA in a statement that work at the factory hasn't stopped throughout the years of the crisis with the aim of providing the local market with the needed medical supplies.Director General of Medico Company for Pharmaceutical Industries Dr. Nabil al-Qasir said the company has continued production despite of the economic sanctions and...

Health Minister at Global Vaccination Summit: We seek to keep Lebanon polio-free

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Health Minister, Jamil Jabak, on Thursday confirmed Lebanon's endeavors to keep Lebanon a polio-free country. The Minister's affirmation came during Lebanon's participation in the Global Vaccination Summit organized by the European Commission, the World Health Organization (WHO), and UNICEF in Brussels.Lebanon's participation in the aforementioned summit is an affirmation of the Lebanese state's adoption of all global policies and strategies in support of immunization, not to mention commitment to protect all children on Lebanese soil via vaccination."The Ministry of Public Health seeks to maintain Lebanon's good level of child immunization," the Minister said. He also noted that the National Vaccination Program at the Ministry of Public Health was working hard to maintain a polio-free Leb...

Health Minister at Global Vaccination Summit: We seek to keep Lebanon polio-free

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Health Minister, Jamil Jabak, on Thursday confirmed Lebanon's endeavors to keep Lebanon a polio-free country. The Minister's affirmation came during Lebanon's participation in the Global Vaccination Summit organized by the European Commission, the World Health Organization (WHO), and UNICEF in Brussels.Lebanon's participation in the aforementioned summit is an affirmation of the Lebanese state's adoption of all global policies and strategies in support of immunization, not to mention commitment to protect all children on Lebanese soil via vaccination."The Ministry of Public Health seeks to maintain Lebanon's good level of child immunization," the Minister said. He also noted that the National Vaccination Program at the Ministry of Public Health was working hard to maintain a polio-free Leb...

In a Phone Call, Custodian of Two Holy Mosques was Reassured of the Health of Emir of Kuwait

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Jeddah, The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud made a telephone call today to Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait, to get reassured of his health as he is undergoing medical tests outside.During the conversation, the Emir of Kuwait reassured the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques of his health.Moreover, the Emir of Kuwait expressed sincere thanks to and appreciation of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques for his good feelings, wishing him a good health and wellness.Source: Saudi Press Agency

In a Phone Call, Custodian of Two Holy Mosques was Reassured of the Health of Emir of Kuwait

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Jeddah, The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud made a telephone call today to Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait, to get reassured of his health as he is undergoing medical tests outside.During the conversation, the Emir of Kuwait reassured the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques of his health.Moreover, the Emir of Kuwait expressed sincere thanks to and appreciation of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques for his good feelings, wishing him a good health and wellness.Source: Saudi Press Agency

KSRelief Provides Aid to Flood-Affected People in Sudan

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Nile River State, The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) has launched a project to distribute humanitarian relief to flood-affected people in the Nile River State, in the presence of the Saudi Ambassador to Sudan Ali bin Hassan Jaafar, the state Governor-designate Major General Abdul-Mahmoud Hammad Hussein and a number of executive and popular leaderships in the Nile River State.During the inauguration ceremony, the Governor of the Nile River State praised the strong relations between the Kingdom and Sudan, externing his thanks to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Royal Highness the Crown Prince for their stances with Sudan.For his part, the Saudi ambassador to Sudan said that Saudi Arabia has a strong relationship with Sudan...

Assistant Speaker of the Shura Council Receives Charge d’Affaires of the Embassy of the Republic of Hungary

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Riyadh, Speaker of the Shura Council Sheikh Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al Al-Sheikh received a message from the President of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Hungary Laszlo Kover, within the framework of enhancing parliamentary cooperation between the two countries.The message was received by Assistant Speaker of the Shura Council Dr. Yahya bin Abdullah Al-Samaan when he received today at his office in Riyadh the Charge d'Affaires at the Embassy of the Republic of Hungary to the Kingdom Laszlo Csaba Papp.During the meeting, they discussed aspects of cooperation between the two friendly countries in various fields and ways of enhancing joint parliamentary work.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Ksreleif and Yemeni Ministry of Health Discusses Technical Arrangements for the Implementation of the “Response” Initiative to Treat Yemenis Injured in Unfortunate Events in Aden and Abyan

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Riyadh, The Director of the Department of Medical and Environmental Assistance at King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (Ksreleif) Dr. Abdullah bin Saleh Al-Moallem met at Ksreleif headquarters in Riyadh today with the Yemeni Minister of Public Health and Population Dr. Nasser Mohsen Baum.During the meeting, the two sides discussed the technical arrangements necessary to implement the "response" initiative to treat the Yemeni casualties caused by the unfortunate events in Aden and Abyan.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Dr. Al-Rabeeah meets with WHO Regional Director for Eastern Mediterranean

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Riyadh, Advisor-Royal Court and Supervisor General of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabeeah met here today with Dr. Ahmed Al-Mandhari, World Health Organization's regional director for the Eastern Mediterranean.During the meeting, they discussed aspects of health cooperation between KSrelief and WHO to support patients in all needy countries.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Jabak meets Iraqi counterpart: To bolster cooperation, support Iraq’s health sector

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Iraqi Minister of Health, Dr. Ali Alwan, initiated his visit to Lebanon by meeting with Minister of Public Health, Dr. Jamil Jabak, discussing with him an array of topics on the agenda of the meeting, especially the means to implement the memorandum of understanding signed during the latter's visit to Iraq last July.The meeting was attended by Iraqi Ambassador to Lebanon Ali Al-Amiri, and ranking dignitaries.Following the meeting, the two ministers held a press conference during which Minister Jabak welcomed Alwan and the accompanying delegation, pointing out that the two sides are in the process of implementing the initial agreement signed in Baghdad to achieve cooperation between Lebanon and Iraq Lebanon."We will put all our capabilities at the service of supporting Iraq, the brotherly c...