Health care and field intervention teams in the Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Aleppo branch managed to deliver a batch of medications and medical equipment to hospitals in AlSha’ar and AlMa’adi areas. The mentioned medications, which are supported by WHO and UNFDP, target 12000 beneficiaries. Moreover, these medications will ensure safe births at those hospitals.
The SARC – ICRC joint team passed Bustan AlQasr – AlMasharqa Humanitarian Corridor and successfully delivered Dialysis session materials (enough for 300 sessions) along with the needed medical equipment, serums, filters and 600 heparin vials. Those materials and equipment were delivered to Dialysis center in Jib AlQuba, Old Aleppo.
The First aid committee in SARC’s Homs Branch launched a Training course on the principles of the first aid . The course, which was held on 16 – 19 March 2015, brought 26 volunteers together as participants. It was aimed to focus on topics of the first aid tools and basics, how to deal with cases of- bleeding, suffocation, breaks and Cardiopulmonary resuscitation…. etc. The course was concluded with an evaluation test on Saturday 21st March.
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.