Healthcare

Medical news and articles from across Iran, exploring various health challenges and developments faced nationally and globally.

Iranian Red Crescent Society

Iranian Red Crescent gains maximum rank in int’l evaluation

The Iranian Red Crescent Society is one the world's most competent, a senior official with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies says.
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UN lauds Iran’s AIDS program as a flawless model in the region

UN Resident Coordinator Gary Lewis has said that Iran’s AIDS control program is pragmatic, adding that the government’s concentration on the program is remarkable.
Hashemi

Minister: Iran can be a health hub for regional countries

Dr. Hassan Hashemi has said that the Health Ministry will seize the opportunity in the post-sanctions era to upgrade the health services it renders to the public, asking foreign investors to invest in Iran’s health infrastructure.
public fridge

A public fridge in Tehran to offer free food to rough sleepers

Each week, 16 homeless addicts are admitted to a rehabilitation center with the financial help of the volunteers.
Cancer specialty center

Cancer specialty center opens in northeastern Iran

The specialty center aim to help with early diagnosis of cancer and promote the quality of the patients' lives.
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Umbilical Cord Blood Processing Bank (PHOTOS)

The Umbilical Cord Blood Processing Bank preserves the umbilical cord blood of newborns in case it is needed in the future.
Seyed Hassan Hashemi - Iran Health Minister

Iran stands first in region in transplantation: Minister

Sanctions imposed high pressures on Iranian people in the field of food and medicine and claims that medicine is not among items under sanction are a mere lie, said Hassan Hashemi.
heart valve

Iranian scientists create world’s first hybrid heart valve

Two Iranian scientists have used a metal alloy to successfully develop the first hybrid tissue-engineered heart valve, which can replace the current valves thanks to its durability.
baby

Iran’s IVF baby mothers her own babies

Iran has taken big steps toward treating infertility and exploiting external fertilization to help childless families realize their dream of having a baby. 
Afkham

Iran raps Canada for stopping verification of Iranian medical credentials

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham expressed regret over the decision adopted by Canada’s Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).

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