Iran and China have signed a framework agreement to establish five hospitals in Iran with a $2-billion investment provided by Chinese banks.
Iran and South Korea have signed seven cooperation documents in various areas as a step toward the enhancement of mutual relations.
Two Iranian scientists have managed to produce special sweets for patients with diabetes using a special kind of seaweed.
Iran and Russia have agreed to launch a joint project to produce medicines with the aim of promoting bilateral relations in medical and healthcare fields.
A top Iranian football referee, who is also an orthopedic surgeon, has missed a match he was supposed to judge to help victims of the recent earthquake.
Head of Iran’s Orthopedic Surgeons Association, Mohammad Razi, says about one thousand orthopedic surgeries have been conducted in the quake-hit province of Kermanshah over the past week.
In a rare surgery conducted in the quake-hit areas in western Iran, a number of Iranian scientists successfully reattached the right hand of a seven-year-old boy whose hand had been cut off from wrist.
Iranian scientists have managed to find a new method for treatment of neuroblastoma (NB) cancer, which is based on killing a significant number of cancer cells.
Two babies have been born and a brain surgery performed in the Iranian Army’s makeshift hospitals in Kermanshah province since Sunday night when a magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the country’s western areas.
Dozens of people in various Iranian cities, particularly Tehran and Shiraz, have queued up to donate their blood for those injured in the Sunday night’s earthquake.