According to the cooperation between SARC and UNICEF, the child friendly spaces team of SARC Homs held an open day activities through “I Miss You My School” campaign for 2755 children in 11 areas in Homs. The team also held awareness sessions, for parents and the academic staff about the importance of learning to children and to decrease the drop out of schools as much as possible especially during the difficulties of the current crisis.
Through SARC Homs psycho-social support team’s community activities for female beneficiaries in Homs countryside and in the sheltering centers of Homs city, the team concluded women’s hairdressing and nursing courses in Ashira area, distributed certificates to 56 women who passed the exam and honored the distinguished ones at the beginning of November. The community courses are highly important courses for female beneficiaries as it empowers them to support their dependants during the current circumstances. It is worth mentioning that SARC psycho-social support project is supported by the Danish Red Cross.
According to SARC Homs first aid committee’s activities in October, the committee qualified 78 volunteers through two consecutive Advanced Courses in First Aid that aimed to develop the information and abilities of those paramedics who had passed the course of Principles of First Aid. Each course lasted for 7 days, totally 72 training hours, in SARC- Tartous branch Baniyas camp. Through these courses, the volunteers got practical training on first aid and first aid maneuvers that are similar to first aid squads’ missions in real situations
“Because You are the Life” was the title of a breast cancer early detection campaign that held by SARC Homs health awareness team. Breast cancer is the most common one among women all over the world. However, the earlier it is detected , the better women are recovered. During the Breast Cancer Awareness Month that framed across the world with October month, SARC Homs health awareness team launched an awareness campaign that lasted for two weeks which went through all breast cancer’s aspects such as its early detection, syndromes and treatment, with much concentration on the importance of supporting patients psychologically. During the… Read More »
During the activities of the Global Hand-washing Day,15th of October, SARC Homs health promotion team held an open day for 295 children of Alhusainiya school in the southern countryside of Homs. They also held competitive, recreational and collective entertainments that assert the importance, the right ways and, the necessary time of washing hands to be protected from diseases. It is worth mentioning that SARC Homs health promotion project is held in cooperation with UNICEF.