financial assistance for surgeries costs

During its ongoing work to support the community and secure its needs,within the health care program in St. Ephrem Patriarchal Development Committee continues to provide its services to the beneficiaries in Damascus and its countryside, where financial assistance was provided to cover the costs of surgeries, medical analyzes and medicines for 430 beneficiaries, for a total value of 25 million Syrian Pound, the distributions took place in the free medical clinics and the first step center in Arbin, and Bab Touma in Damascus, Include preventive safety measures and health conditions for bodily spacing and the distribution of masks and sterilizers.


CASH Assistance

Within its participation in the national campaign for emergency humanitarian response due to COVID-19 pandemic, and based on its national and social responsibility in providing the necessary assistance to the community, St. Ephrem Patriarchal Development Committee (EPDC) provided 400 families with cash assistance in Damascus and Rural Damascus. The distribution of the cash assistance was conducted according to the health measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 including regular sterilization of distribution site, social distancing, wearing facemasks, and hand sanitizers.


Health Care Services in Patriarchal Zakka ǀ Aiwas clinic

Patriarchal Zakka ǀ Awas clinic continues to treat kidney disease and kidney failure by providing health care services from washing sessions – almost free medicine programs Food programs and psychological care,in cooperation with Aramaic Relief International , the authority was able to add a new specialized device to the clinic to increase the capacity and develop the service for patients.

With the support of partners, the EPDC is keen continuous expansion in the field of health care, especially in light of the health crisis the world is going through today.



EPDC hosted a member of the European Parliament

St. Ephrem Patriarchal Development Committee hosted Mr. Lars Adaktusson a member of the European Parliament and the Swedish Christian Democrats Party on the sidelines of his visit to his Holiness Mor Ignatius Ephrem II.

The General Manager of the committee the Patriarchal Visor Mor Themothy Matta Al Khoury welcomed Mr. Lars and the entourage in the committee’s headquarter in Damascus – Babsharki.

Mr. Shadi Sarweh, the Executive Director, introduced the guests to EPDC programs and projects, then accompanied the guests on field visits to the EPDC Early recovery and Livelihoods projects in Jaramana, Damascus Rural.