SARC health care team in Tartous branch provided health services to 2744 persons during Jun 2017 through their three mobile clinic, which provide free treatment and medicines. The clinics treated cases with chronic disease (pressure- diabetes), Infectious diseases (pharyngitis, tonsillitis, respiratory tract) and arthritis.
Hygiene Promotion team in SARC – AL Dumayr sub branch visited Abu Said Shelter on23/02/2017 to organize some hygiene awareness. These sessions targeted 40 women and 35 kids, as the volunteers distributed 75 soap bars and hygiene personal items which are supported by International Medical Corps (IMC).
Since purified drinking water is highly essential for patients with kidney diseases, SARC- Rural Damascus team delivered pure drinking water to the clinics in Al Tall City. On February 21, water team in SARC Rural Damascus Branch delivered 10000 water bottles (1.5 liter), supported by ICRC, to to 1500 beneficiaries.
As a part of Psychosocial Support Team’s recreational activities at SARC Swaida Branch, the team dedicated an activity to promote oral and dental health care for the students of Fozi Mezher and Kamel Srewi schools in Ateel village. Various drawings and brochures used to explain the importance of dental hygiene during the activity. At the end, the team distributed toothbrushes and toothpaste to 800 children through the beloved character Santa Clause.
The psychosocial support team of Syrian Arab Red Crescent- Tartous branch carried out an awareness campaign in Matn Al-sahel’s school on Feb 14th, 2017. The campaign used animation brochures that highlight the importance of the daily dental care. At the end of the campaign, the 350 participant children were gifted with the mentioned brochures along with toothbrush and cleaning paste, which are supported by Terre des Hommes Italian organization.