Iran Medical Achievements
The latest news and views about Iran’s medical achievements
Iran-made newborn screening kits can detect 46 types of metabolic disorders
The deputy director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says the neonatal screening kits developed by the country’s scientists are capable of detecting 46 types of metabolic disorders in newborns.
Iranian health minister: Iranians do not seek medical treatment abroad
Iranian Health Minister Bahram Enollahi says Iranians no longer seek medical treatment abroad.
Iran to Host Int’l Symposium on Imaging in Preclinical Studies
An international symposium on reviewing the applications of imaging in preclinical studies is to be held in Iran on August 12 and 13, 2021.
Iran Successfully Performs First Remote Robotic Surgery on Dog
The first remote robotic surgery in Iran has successfully been performed on a dog.
Iranian-Made COVID-19 Vaccine ‘Fakhra’ Passes Phase I of Clinical Trials
Phase one of the human trial of the Iranian-made “Fakhra” coronavirus vaccine has been completed with over 100 individuals receiving the jab.
Iran Begins Clinical Trial of Another Homegrown Coronavirus Vaccine
Iran has launched the human and clinical trial of another domestically-developed vaccine for the coronavirus, named Fakhra after the late Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.
Iranian-Cuban COVID-19 Vaccine to Undergo Phase 3 of Human Trial
Iran’s Coronavirus Headquarters says the phase three of the human trial of a COVID-19 vaccine jointly developed by the Pasteur Institute of Iran and Cuba will get underway in three weeks’ time.
Second Iranian COVID-19 Vaccine Undergoes Human Trial
Iran’s Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute has started the first phase of the human trial of Iran’s second homegrown COVID-19 vaccine after successfully completing the initial steps.
Over 800 Hospital Beds Put into Service across Iran in One Day
Hundreds of hospital beds have become operational across Iran as part of national health and medical treatment projects inaugurated by President Hassan Rouhani.
Iranian Delegation in Moscow for Talks on Co-Production of COVID-19 Vaccine
Iranian Deputy Health Minister Mohammad Reza Shanehsaz is visiting the Russian capital of Moscow at the head of a delegation to discuss cooperation between the two sides on the co-production of the Russian coronavirus vaccine Sputnik-V, among other issues.
Iran Begins Clinical Trial of Its Second Homegrown COVID-19 Vaccine
Iran has kicked off the clinical trial of another domestically-developed coronavirus vaccine.
Second Group of Volunteers Injected with Iranian COVID-19 Vaccine
A second group of volunteers have received an Iranian vaccine for the coronavirus as part of a human trial on Monday.
Iran Opens Production Line for Coronavirus Drug ‘Remdesivir’
Iran has opened the production line for the anti-virus drug Remdesivir, which is said to be effective in COVID-19 treatment.
Iran Opens Clinical Skills Training Centre with Homegrown Equipment
Iranian Vice President for Science and Technology has inaugurated a specialized centre for instructing medical students in clinical skills with apparatus developed by domestic knowledge-based companies.
Iran to Procure Coronavirus Vaccines despite Cruel US Sanctions: VP
Iran’s first vice president says the country will provide the vaccines needed to immunize people against coronavirus despite the United States’ cruel sanctions.
3 More Iranian Firms to Begin COVID-19 Vaccine Human Test in Weeks
Three Iranian knowledge-based companies are going to receive permission for human trials on homegrown vaccines for the coronavirus infection within the next few weeks, an official has announced.
‘One Single Iranian Firm Able to Produce 1mn COVID-19 Diagnosis Kits Daily’
A senior Iranian official says the country has the capacity to produce one million coronavirus diagnosis kits a day just by one single company.
Fakhrizadeh’s Efforts to Develop COVID-19 Vaccine in Iran Bearing Fruit: Official
An official has highlighted the substantial contribution that late Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh made to the medical society, saying the research that he pioneered to develop a homegrown vaccine for the coronavirus has begun to yield results with plans for human tests.
Iran Planning to Buy 18m Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine
Iran’s health minister says the country is planning to purchase around 18 million doses of vaccine for coronavirus.
President Thanks Domestic Firms for Developing Rapid COVID-19 Diagnosis Test
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has expressed gratitude to local knowledge-based companies for having developed kits to rapidly diagnose COVID-19.
Iran Opens New Mask Producing Facility
Iran has opened a mask producing facility with a capacity of turning out 500,000 three-layer face masks daily.
5 Iranian COVID-19 Vaccines on WHO’s List of Vaccine Candidates
Five Iranian-made COVID-19 vaccines have, so far, been put on the list of the vaccines candidates of the World Health Organization (WHO).
Iran Develops IVF Kits for Lab-Created Animal Embryo
Iran has become the second country in the world to culture embryos in the laboratory with a homegrown in vitro fertilisation (IVF) kit developed by a domestic knowledge-based company.
Iran FM Visits Cuban Medical, Biotechnology Centres in Havana Trip
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visited two medical and pharmaceutical research centres in the Cuban capital of Havana on Friday.
Iran Uses Cell Therapy to Treat Coronavirus Patients
An Iranian company has conducted cell therapy on dozens of coronavirus patients in accordance with medical standards and criteria.