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Preparing specialized mobile teams to combat leishmaniasis in Deir Ezzor

Deir Ezzour, ST- Deir Ezzour Health Directoratecontinues to provide free diagnostic and treatment services for leishmaniasis through distributed centers in the city and the countryside, as it prepares, according to those responsible for it, to send mobile teams to treat  injuries in aljazeera region.

Deir Ezzour Health Director Dr. Bashar Al-Shuaibi told  Sana Health that the treatment is provided to people with leishmaniasis free of charge through weekly sessions in 20 health centers spread in the city of Deir Ezzour and its safe countryside in addition to  4 mobile teams, stressing that “treatment is available for different cases".

Frozen embryo born 13 year after being stored in Iran's city of Isfahan

Baby girl, named Nafas, was born from a frozen embryo in the Iranian city of Isfahan, on December 23, 2019, ACC, according to Press TV.

A baby girl has been born of an embryo frozen for thirteen years in the Iranian central city of Isfahan, becoming the longest known frozen human embryo to result in a successful birth in the West Asia region.

The baby delivered on Monday was conceived back in 2006, when the scientists at the Isfahan Fertility and Infertility Center froze the embryo and left it in the storage.

The frozen embryo that became the baby girl, named Nafas, has a 12-year old twin brother, who was conceived at the time.

She now holds the record for the longest-frozen embryo to come to birth in West Asia.

According to Doctor Asadollah Kalantari, a founding member of Isfahan’s center, more than 500, 000 frozen embryos are currently in storage there from families across the country and around the world.

Many have found the baby’s birth very inspiring as it could signify the potential for even more people to become parents through the technology.

Last time a baby was born through the technology was two year ago in the United States.

The baby was born in November 2017, as the result of an embryo originally frozen on October 14, 1992.

Adapted by Raghda Sawas

 

Updating medical centers and hospitals and putting them into service after getting rid of terrorism in Aleppo

Three years after its liberation from terrorism, the health sector in Aleppo is gradually regaining its presence by restoring damaged hospitals and health centers in order to provide health services to people.

According to Dr. Ziyad Haj Taha, Head of Health Directorate in Aleppo, 40 medical centers have been updated and put into service in addition to continuing work and providing free medical treatment to citizens in 8 hospitals. Dr. Haj Taha referred to the plans to put more such facilities in place and equip them with medical equipment and staff, respectively.

A Syrian doctor reforms the entire lower jaw to a 50-year-old woman with a new technique

Damascus,(ST)- Dr. Khaled Auf, a specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, reconstructed the entire lower jaw body of a 50-year-old woman who had lost it due to severe injury via a technique and device that he had previously invented and patented.

Dr. Aouf, head of the department of jaw surgery at the police hospital, explained to Sana that the technique is applied for the first time to build the entire mandible bone without the need for heterogeneous or self-implanting procedures, as it was previously applied partially, indicating that the woman was severely injured and the technology was ideal for her condition and proved successful in building the mandible between 20 Up to 25 days.

A thousand children die everyday due to the continuous Saudi aggression, says Health Ministry

SANA'A, (ST) - The Yemeni Minister of Public Health and Population Taha al-Mutawakil emphasized that the health sector in Yemen is one of the most civil sectors affected by the Saudi aggression and the siege imposed by it, indicating that international organizations have not done their part in meeting the needs of this sector in light of the unfair siege.