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  1. Retweeted
    Oct 17

    . and Regional Directors are coming together for the campaign. Join our movement and to protect yourself and others from . Together we are stronger in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  2. Oct 15

    Today is the last day of the -supported National Vaccination Campaign. In camp in governorate. 5 mobile teams are providing vaccination services to 8000 children under the age of 5 in the camp.

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  3. Oct 14

    The National vaccination Campaign is still ongoing until 15 October to reach all U5 children in . In , 724 vaccinators are providing the vaccination services targeting over 200,000 children under the age of 5 years.

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  4. Oct 13

    To ensure the smooth implementation of the campaign, has provided the required logistic support which includes the training of vaccinators and supervisors, in-country transport of vaccines, in addition to the mobilization of the campaign mobile staff.

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  5. Oct 13

    With and support, the National vaccination campaign in continues to provide vaccination services until Thursday targeting + 2.8 million U5 children.

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    Oct 13
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  7. Retweeted
    Oct 13

    Using the principle of so-called “herd immunity” to stem the pandemic is “unethical” and “not an option” countries should pursue to defeat the virus, Chief warned. Learn more:

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  8. Oct 12

    . is coordinating with to use available items at WHO warehouses, in addition to working relentlessly to deploy the mobile clinics to areas where they are most needed.

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  9. Oct 12

    Due to the pressing need, WHO is working closely with MOH and DOH-Latakia to relieve the suffering of the affected people through providing equipment and medications: 200 Oxygen cylinders, ECG devices, Nebulizer devices, First aid kits, Salbutamol, Hydrocortisone and IV fluids.

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  10. Oct 12

    15 patients along with the medical staff had to relocate to Teshreen University Hospital and the National Hospital of Lattakia on 10 Oct and the hospital now is out of danger, safe and to return to normal.

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  11. Oct 12

    - Al-Qerdaha Hospital: Patients were relocated to Jable Hospital, 20 km away. - Al-Haffeh Hospital: Consisting of 120 beds, it is the main treatment facility for patients in Lattakia.

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  12. Oct 12

    Fires in affected areas were in close proximity to health facilities. As a precautionary measure, the patients & staff from the two nearby hospitals were relocated. Fires were controlled on 11 Oct and now Al Haffeh hospital resumes its work.

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  13. Oct 12

    As of 10 October, 3 people died as a result of the fires that broke out in Rural Lattakia. Several people are suffering from suffocation and were admitted to functional hospitals in the area.

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  14. Oct 12

    While some injured are receiving treatments locally in the field through mobile clinics, 70 people have been referred to hospitals nearby, due to the gravity of their wounds.

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  15. Oct 12

    Due to the ongoing fires, over 100,000 people were forced to evacuate their houses. This number is due to increase as fires are getting closer to houses.

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  16. Oct 11

    As the National Polio Vaccination Campaign continues in , supported by /; the aim in Al-Quneitra governorate is to reach 60K U5 children. Vaccinators proceed through health centers & mobile teams while abiding by precautionary measures.

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  17. Oct 11

    . supported the vaccination campaign through: - distributing vaccines; - providing 900+ vehicles for vaccinators; - offering the required training, and; - funding incentives.

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  18. Oct 11

    Today is the 1st day of the / supported national polio vaccination campaign in . Organized by the Ministry of Health, the one-week campaign will target over 2.8 million children under the age of five across Syrian governorates.

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  19. Oct 10

    supported training  of 4 688 personnel on interventions.

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  20. Oct 10

    . provided 165 K consultations to mental health patients through various health partners;

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