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The opening of the first laboratory for cancer drugs locally and in the Arab world

Syria celebrated the opening of the first cancer medicine laboratory in the Middle East last week with full local expertise. The factory, which opened in the industrial city of Adra in Damascus countryside, belongs to the Central Company for Pharmaceutical Industries, "Menfarma. The factory, which seeks to "ensure the availability of medicine in the market at economical prices," and a production capacity of up to 6000 vials and ampoules per hour from the sterile fluid line, and 12000 tablets per hour from the line of tablets.

Syria Times newspaper met the company's CEO Dr. Adnan Jafo to speak about this great achievement despite the difficult circumstances and the war suffered by Syria. Dr. Adnan Jafo said "the health ministry's plan, as he knows, is to work on the manufacture of generic drugs, especially to treat cancer and vaccines to secure the need of the local market."

TAMICO sales more than 3 billion with profits equivalent to one billion pounds in 10 months

Damascus,ST- Sales of the Syrian  Arab Medical Company "TAMICO" until last month, amounted to three billion and 47 million pounds, an increase from the same period last year by about 600 million pounds, which is equal to the entire sales last year, according to the marketing report of the company, which SANA obtained a copy of it.

The company's general manager, Dr. Fida Ali, said in a statement to SANA that sales of the current year will reach 3.700 billion pounds in light of the contracts concluded and the average sales during the past months.

Putting new projects into service in the University Hospital of Mouwasa in Damascus

On the occasion of the 49th anniversary of the Correctionist Movement, al- Mouwasa University Hospital in Damascus today put a number of accomplished projects into service, including the restoration of various sections for emergency, operations and care and the application of the electronic role system in outpatient clinics and the general laboratory at an estimated cost of 1.4 billion Syrian pounds.

The projects also included renovating the fifth floor with a capacity of 100 beds, completing the programs of operating the new resonator device to conduct more than 60 free of charge cases to the hospital patients per day and at a nominal price for outpatients, the restoration of the ears section for women and the rehabilitation of the nursery that takes care of the children of the hospital staff.

Apple Molasses is a Local Industry

Experts recommended eating apple molasses with the approach of winter because it gives a feeling of warmth and increases the body's immunity.

According to nutritionist Dr. Layal Salloum, apple molasses is a local industry and a completely natural product. It is rich in calcium, potassium, phosphorus, iron, copper, zinc, magnesium and other vitamins.

It is one of the healthy desserts and recommended for those suffering from anemia and high acidity.

Two Successful Open Heart Operations in Hama

The Department of Coronary Cardiac Surgery at Hama National Hospital conducted two successful open heart operations to be the first of its kind at the level of public sector hospitals in the city of Hama.

Dr. Salim Khallouf, director of the hospital said in a statement to SANA said that the new department conducted “two successful surgical operations by a qualified and trained team."

Dr.Khallouf pointed out that the Ministry of Health provided the department with the modern medical equipments . The new section will offer free treatment to the patients in the cities of Homs and Hama.