GOPA-DERD in cooperation with Unicef and the Ministry of Health organized a workshop under the title “The importance of health awareness to promote hygiene in protection against disease infection”, with participation of a group of Doctors from the Directorates of Damascus and its Rural side.

The workshop included introducing all GOPA-DERD’s programs and the activities of the “Health awareness to promote hygiene” program, and focused on the most important behaviors to prevent infection and reduce the spread of diseases. It also included various scientific topics about health, disease prevention and water purification.

The workshop concluded with a group of recommendations and proposals for continued coordination and cooperation for raising the community's health awareness.