Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Aleppo branch’s Counseling Center for Psycho-social Support concluded the series of awareness sessions held for adolescent females. Sessions dealt with different topics including puberty and its accompanied physical and psychological changes . One of the sessions focused on nutrition and the appropriate food for this age, nutrient supplements and how to obtain them from natural sources as well as discussing wrong slimming programs explaining why they should be avoided. It also talked about diarrhea, leishmaniasis, lice and diseases caused by contaminated water.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Quneitra branch relief team in Al Boteha sub branch carried out distributing relief materials to the displaced people in Alwafdeen camp and the sheltering centers there (boteha 1, boteha2, mehanya). They provided food and health parcels for more than 2300 families in March . The Relief team in Alboteha sub branch is committed to main principles of Syrian Arab Red Crescent in fulfilling their humanitarian duty.
Based on principle of humanity and the necessity to help affected people all around the country, the relief of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent- Rural Damascus branch launched an advanced first aid course in Al-Tall sub- branch. The course, which brought together 32 volunteers, addressed didactic and practical training for eight constant days. It is worth mentioning that the trained team is the first to work in Al-Tall city and its neighboring villages.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent –Aleppo branch’s field intervention and health care teams passed through Aleppo – Damascus International Highway and delivered 3000 bottles of Benzyl Benzoate and 3000 bottles of Cidal lice shampoo to Aurem AlKubra area. Theses medicals are unique for lice and scabies treatments . The mentioned delivered materials were supported by The World Health Organization to be distributed to the most affected peoplein the mentioned area.
Syrian Arab Red Crescent –Aleppo branch’s field intervention and health care teams passed Aleppo – Damascus International Highway and delivered three batches of medication packages (obstetrics and gynecology), three packages of anti-diarrheal drugs and five packages of primary health care supplies to western and northern Aleppo countryside. Delivered packages were distributed to SARC sub-branches in Tal Rifa’at, Ezzaz and Aurem AlKubra to insure continuity of providing the needed primary health care.