Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Healthcare in Iran

Iran allocates $3bn to provide medicines this year

Iranian Health Minister Bahram Einollahi says parliament has allocated 3 billion dollars for the Health Ministry to provide medicine and that the country’s healthcare system will face no shortages in this regard.

In-person education to resume in ìran following Covid retreat

Iran's Ministry of Education has said the presence of students in classrooms is not optional and all schools are obliged to resume in-person teaching on Farvardin 14th (April 3rd).

Official: Iran improved health tech world ranking by 60 steps in seven years

Iran’s Health Ministry says the country has improved its ranking in terms of health technology by 60 steps over the past seven years. Deputy Health Minister for Research and Technology says Iran ranked 60th in a 132-country list in the world in 2021, which is a 60-step improvement compared to 2014.

Iran health minister warns about ‘lowest ever’ fertility rate

Iranian Health Minister Bahram Einollahi has issued a stark warning about Iran’s alarmingly declining fertility rate.

Cancer rate on rise among Iranians, scientist warns

A scientist warns that rate of cancer incidence among Iranians is on the rise, although the figures are still lower than the global average, calling for measures to contain the disease and lower the relevant fatalities.

Iran Covid cases on the rise; Omicron dominant strain

The number of Covid cases in Iran are on the rise and now at least one city is marked orange, which means people there risk contracting the disease.

Number of Alzheimer’s cases to increase in Iran

Iran will witness a surge in the number of people suffering from the Alzheimer’s.  That’s a prediction by the CEO of the Iranian Association of Dementia and Alzheimer’s.

Iran Covid: 18 deaths over 24 hours

The number of Covid deaths in Iran has hit its lowest level since the pandemic spilled over into the country from abroad some two years ago.

Iranian health authorities warn of skin disease south of Tehran

The health deputy of Iran’s Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences has said Varamin, on the southern edge of the capital Tehran is a cutaneous leishmaniasis endemic region in the country.

Iran president orders authorities to immediately provide medicine for SMA patients

President Ebrahim Raisi has ordered Iranian health authorities to provide medicine for patients with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).

Iranian woman oldest person on earth

A woman from Iran’s Razavi Khorasan Province is the oldest person on earth. Fatemeh Norouzi from the northeastern City of Torbate Jaam is 122 years old.

Covid downward trend holds in Iran

The daily Covid death toll in Iran has remained two-digit for the second day in a row.

Iran health ministry concerned about Covid, flu outbreaks

Iran’s Health Ministry says officials are concerned about parallel outbreak of influenza as the country is fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

Iran vaccine gets license for clinical trial among 12 to 18-year-olds

Iranian health authorities have issued a license for the launch of the clinical trial of COVIRAN Barekat in the 12-18 age group.

Iran to produce 20mn doses of domestic Covid vaccine in months

Iran will have produced some 20 million doses of the Razi Cov Pars coronavirus vaccine by March 2022.

“Million doses of Covid vaccines administered in 100 days in Iran”

Iran’s Health Minister Bahram Einollahi says the new Iranian government has managed to administer over 100 million doses of Covid vaccine to citizens within its first 100 days in office.

Covid-19 kills another Iranian health worker

Another Iranian health worker has lost her life to the coronavirus.

local Covid vaccine producers should be supported: Raeisi

Iran’s president says local producers of coronavirus vaccines should be supported by buying their products in advance.

Brain-dead kid’s girl organs save 4 lives

Parents of an Iranian child suffering from brain death have donated her body organs to save the lives of four other children.

Iran minister calls for observing health protocols to avoid another Covid wave

The vaccination process continues in Iran with healthcare workers having administered another 638,000 doses of Covid vaccine to people over the past 24 hours.

Iran administers over 1mn more shots as it races to avert sixth Covid-19 wave

Iran's Health Ministry says over 1,078,000 more doses of coronavirus vaccine have been administered across the country over the past 24 hours.

Iranian schools to reopen on October 23

The spokesman for Iran’s Ministry of Education has said schools with less than 300 students will resume in-person classes from October 23.

Tehran Takes Delivery of New 6mn-Dose Covid Vaccine Shipment

The 25th shipment of coronavirus vaccines imported by Iran’s Red Crescent Society has been delivered to the health ministry.

Official: Iran soon to stop Covid vaccine imports

The head of Iran’s Food and Drug Organization says in less than two weeks, the country will no longer need Covid vaccine imports.

Downward trend in Covid deaths continues in Iran

For the first time in 82 days, Iran’s Covid-19 daily deaths have fallen below 200.

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