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Health Minister: Children Vaccinations for the Year 2013 Available

June 2, 2013

Minister of Health Sa'ad al-Nayef said that the Ministry had provided all the vaccination for the children under 5 year-old for the year 2013 in addition to all requirements of reproductive health services.

The remarks came during the Minister's tour with Representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Damascus, Elizabeth Hoff, in al-Shaghour Health Center on Sunday.

Minister al-Nayef said that the Ministry is working to provide all local and imported medicines, pointing out to the repeated aggressions committed by the armed terrorist groups against the medicine factories and medicine shipments.

He stressed that there is no pandemic or epidemic disease in the country, adding that the Ministry is providing free health services via the hospitals and health centers throughout the country.

For her part, Hoff hailed the health services provided for free by al-Shaghour center, stressing the need for these services to be provided in all the areas and with the same quality.

She said that the WHO supports the efforts of the Ministry and the civil organizations as to provide all needed medicines and alleviate the suffering of the Syrian people in the current circumstances.

M. Nassr/ M. Eyon

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