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The outpatient expansion project of the Hospital Diseases and Cardiac Surgery at the University of Aleppo retain to service

Aleppo-(ST) The Hospital Diseases and Cardiac Surgery at the University of Aleppo developed a project to expand the outpatient service, after its completion, at a cost of 160 million Syrian pounds, to accommodate more than 120 patients per day in addition to the ambulance department auditors, bringing the number of patients and clients per day to 300 patients.

Dr. Tamim Azzawi, director of the hospital, told a SANA reporter that the opening of the outpatient expansion project contributes to reducing congestion from the hospital to accommodate the largest number of patients, as he pointed out that the Cardiac and Surgery hospital has more than three departments that service patients. 

Unifying the treatment protocols for oncology.. Al-Bairuni Hospital records 9,000 new cancer cases and free services

In parallel with the work to unify the treatment protocols for oncology at the national level, the government health institutions continue to provide free treatment for cancer patients with the most up to date global developments in terms of diagnosis, management and follow-up, according to specialists.

At the annual scientific conference of the Syrian Association of Oncologists, which gathered about 200 specialists at the Conference Palace in Damascus at the end of last week, the Association's President, Dr. Muhammad Qadri, told SANA that updating and unifying the protocols of oncology in Syria is a national project adopted by the National Committee for Cancer Control in cooperation with the agencies working in this regard  depending on the latest international protocols, and in line with the facilities and capabilities of local oncology centers.

Syria has joined Animal Welfare Protection Network

DAMASCUS, (ST)_ Syria has joined the International Network of Animal Welfare Protection that aims to enhance international cooperation in protecting animals from diseases and developing policies related to this issue.

This step was done during the 15th meeting of the Middle East Regional Committee of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) held in Abu Dhabi.

A young man invents an neurological device that benefits patients and healthy people

The creative and intellectual energy to search for solutions to some medical conditions, especially neurological and psychological, has motivated the young man Nawras al-Jouja, who won the award of recognition and honor at Al-Basil exhibition for creativity and invention last September, to invent a neurological device .

Nawras, who is a secondary school student, told SANA that this invention was motivated from a human aspect in a large part in addition to his passion for basic sciences.

He pointed out that the idea of his project started from the waves of the brain, indicating that his invention of the electro-nervous device is a starting point to a wider world in the field of finding solutions for patients and healthy alike through the use of electrical energy.

On World AIDS Day, Syria is still among the countries with low HIV prevalence

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Marking World AIDS Day, the Ministry of Health announced on Sunday that the number of registered AIDS cases in Syria since 1987 until today has reached 1013, 248 of them continue to get free treatment in the ministry's specialized centers.

According to Director of the Health Ministry's National Program for Combating AIDS, Dr. Jamal Khamis, said that 347 of those infected with HIV in the country are non Syrians while the other 666 are Syrians. He affirmed the implementation of a national strategy to enhance prevention against this disease, protect and reduce infection and follow up the condition of the patients living with HIV through providing them with necessary medical services, psychological support and free treatment.