Many stories end today with the conclusion of eight months campaign which was launched by SARC volunteers last May in Rural Damascus. Where health promotion team organized an awareness campaign in cooperation with IMC in (Yabroud, Al Nabek, Qara, Sednaya, Al Barda, Al Tall, Al Dumayer) contained sessions about: lice, hepatitis, diarrhea, safe disposal of waste, leishmaniasis and safe water for more than 20 thousand people In addition, they distributed hygiene kits, garbage cans, sterilizers, soaps, baby diapers, lice shampoo, water gallons for more than 20 thousand families, and carried out personal care activities for 18 thousand kids in schools… Read More »
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).
Marah (11 years old) cheerful smile was a reaction to hearing sounds for the first time. The little girl had a disability of severe hearing loss, but now she she is able to hear and to discover the world around her after providing her with a hearing aid within the joint cooperation programme between SARC and International Medical Corps IMC. SARC also will support Marah through a speech-language therapy program.
With wide smiles and songs , children entered to see a purposeful play about wash hands, true time and way to wash, how to protect yourself from lice disease. This play was organized by Health Promotion Team in SARC’s Rural Damascus Branch in cooperation with Psychosocial Support teams and a team from International Medical Corps (IMC). The play had been launched from 22/2/2016 until 24/3/2016 in Jaramana’s Wakef hall In the presence of fifth and sixth classes’ students from primary schools. The number of participants reached 4677 students, where the show was playing in alternating times between mornings and evenings.
Health promotion, psychosocial support and Mobile Clinic teams in SARC’s Rural Damascus Branch visited Deir Al Hajar (garbage landfill) on an awareness campaign for mothers and kids about personal and public care and the illness caused by water pollution on Wednesday 30 March. The campaign lasted for 3 days, and included awareness sessions for mothers about the diseases which spread recently in this area like (Brucellosis, Typhoid fever, Women infections and lice), where the Mobile Clinic provided patients with necessary treatment. On the other hand, psychosocial support team organized many activities for kids by dividing them into groups to show puppet… Read More »