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Center for Supporting and Empowering Syrian Women in Lattakia

"Undoubtedly, women are an integral part of society and it is crucial to recognize their vital  role in sustainable development.  Empowering women would empower the entire society and can have many positive results on social, economic and other aspects of life” Dr. Omar Ballan, the Assistant Representative of the United Nations Population Fund Agency( UNPFA) in Syria said in a statement to the Syriatimes e-newspaper during a UNPFA delegation' visit to the Center for Supporting and Empowering Syrian Women (Women Safe Spaces) in Lattakia province.

Breast Cancer Early Detection Very Important to Avoid Strenuous Journey of Treatment

"Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women globally and in parallel with the Breast Cancer Awareness worldwide Month event, the national campaign for early detection of breast cancer was launched at the beginning of October throughout all the Syrian provinces” Dr. Wafaa Halloom, Head of the Reproductive Health Program at Lattakia Health Directorate , who is also the supervisor of the  national campaign there said in a statement to the Syriatimes e-newspaper.

Breast Cancer Survivors Tell Their Success Stories

DAMASCUS- With courage in the face of breast cancer and the desire to overcome it and to move on, survivors stories were the strongest message of the Syrian Society for Breast Diseases in a series of lectures launched since the beginning of October to raise awareness about the early detection of breast cancer, a report published by SANA said.

Speaking to SANA, Chairman of the Society Samia al-Kinj, who was diagnosed with breast cancer about 18 years ago through a mammogram image, has turned her illness into a motivation and a desire to reach all women and to educate them about early detection to avoid a strenuous journey of treatment, which prompted her to co-founded the association with a group of doctors in 2006.

60 Clinics Dedicated to Serve the “Because You Are Stronger than Cancer” Campaign for Early Detection of Breast Cancer

DAMASCUS, (ST)-The Syrian Family planning Association has put more than 60 clinics and medical points in the service of the national awareness campaign for early detection of breast cancer launched between October 1st and 30th within the international Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Executive Director of the association Lama al-Mouqe’ clarified on Wednesday that the clinics, which are distributed in different Syrian provinces, will organize over this month awareness meetings on methods of protection from breast cancer, on the factors that may increase infection possibilities and on breast self-exam to detect any tumors.

According to al-Mouqe’, the association campaign also provides clinical medical examination and ensures transportation for women, who want to make breast examination by  "mammogram", to the health centers and hospitals participating in the campaign.

SCS in Lattakia Carries Out Projects to Support Syrian Youths Creative Abilities

The Information Technology (IT) is probably the most important force shaping communities, which has significantly improved societies. It is indeed truthful to say that the IT has successfully infiltrated human existences, occupying the biggest part of every life style.

"Information Technology  is really important as it has opened the way for building the world of innovation, helped  the economies of nations grow and created new jobs” Eng. Mariam Fayoud, Head of the Syrian Computer Society( SCS) branch in Lattakia province said in an interview with the Syriatimes e-newspaper.

Syrian Women's Effective Role in their Country's Political, Economic and Social Life Hailed

MOSCOW, (ST)- Syria is participating in the Second Eurasian Women’s Forum which kicked off its activities on Wednesday in St Petersburg. The event lasts till September 21st .

A number of participants in the forum said that the participation of the Syrian Arab Republic's delegation  in the Eurasian Women's Forum is very important, because it affirms Syria's victory over terrorism following an unjust war imposed on the Syrian people during the past eight years.

They hailed Syrian women's effective role in the political, economic, social and cultural life of their country and at regional and international gatherings, stressing that Syrian women's role is not less important than that of their counterparts in developed countries.

10,000 Volunteers Take part in Campaign to Restore Life to Aleppo

ALEPPO- From the lanes, Souqs (markets) and neighborhoods of the old city of Aleppo, the voluntary SAWA (Together) campaign continues its activities to clear the debris and destruction caused by terrorism, with the participation of about ten thousand volunteers.

According to SANA, the volunteers are from the National Union of Syrian Students in Aleppo, the Revolutionary Youth Union and many local and civil associations.