Qatana dispensary of SARC’s Rural Damascus Branch, which was established 4 years ago, managed to target approximately 27,000 cases with medical services through a professional medical team and high quality equipments. In its turn, the First Aid teams managed to transferre 16,000 cases to Rural Damascus and Damascus hospitals during the mentioned period. It is worth to mention that all SARC’s dispensaries provide the mentioned medical services for free.
Raising awareness of health promotion is an essential aspect of the work of the health team and the psycho-social support team at SARC – Swaida Branch. Therefore, the team held health awareness and health education sessions on lice infection ( symptoms, means of transmission, treatment and prevention) for parents in Kamel Srewi School in Ateel village and Fozi Mezher School in Swaida City. Volunteers distributed 235 shampoo bottles and brochures on how to maintain personal hygiene.
SARC’s Rural Damascus Mobile Medical teams visited Sasa, Deir Al Hajar and Hosh Arab to provide people there with health care on Wednesday 27/4/2016. The first team launched awareness session for 52 women in “Al Tajamo school” shelter in Sasa area. These session involved information about breastfeeding and protection from sun, they also distributed hygiene bags and organized an open day for 44 kids with handmade and motivational competitions. The second team organized an awareness session about breast cancer in Deir Al Hajar area, with 36 women attending, while the psychosocial volunteers organized collective games for children, and distributed 28 hygiene… Read More »
Mobile Medical teams in SARC’s Rural Damascus Branch continue their awareness seminars about Contagious diseases and healthcare. They held an awareness seminar in Hafeer Al Tahta area on Monday 14/3/2016, they discussed the symptoms of many diseases and how to be protected. About 300 beneficiaries had participated in this seminar, and the team encouraged participants to focus on personal care and distributed 300 hygiene bags introduction from United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).
Syrian Arab Red Crescent keens on supporting affected people in all areas in Rural Damascus, so the Mobile medical teams in SARC’s Rural Damascus branch headed to Saasa area in Qatana on Monday 7/3/2016 in a campaign to support the children who live in Saasa shelter. They examined the patients who need health care and managed to provide health care for 81 people through raising the awareness about lice and scabies diseases and distributing lice shampoo, in addition to examine 34 patients and provide appropriate treatments. In the same context the mobile medical team had started their visits to shelters in Al… Read More »