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$100mn earmarked for production of 2 new vaccines 29 Dec 2018

$100mn earmarked for production of 2 new vaccines

The Office of Biological Products has received $100 million to fund the production of two new vaccines as recommended by the World Health Organization. The head of the Office of Biological Products at Iran’s Food and Drug Administration, Ali Vasheghani, said the World Health Organization has recommended Iran to put the production of two new […]

Govt. supplies enough foreign currency to medicine, medical equipment 02 Dec 2018

Govt. supplies enough foreign currency to medicine, medical equipment

The head of Food and Drug Administration says that the government has so far provided enough foreign currency to import medical needs and there is currently no problem in allocating foreign currency to that sector. Gholamreza Asgari, the head of Food and Drug Administration of the Islamic Republic of Iran, which operates under the Ministry of […]

Knowledge-based companies exporting 73 types of medicine: official 14 Jul 2018

Knowledge-based companies exporting 73 types of medicine: official

TEHRAN – Seventy three types of medicine produced by Iranian knowledge-based companies are being exported to other countries, deputy health minister Reza Malekzadeh said on Wednesday, Mehr reported. Over 1200 knowledge-based companies are active in the field of healthcare products in Iran, of which 458 are in 60 incubation centers in different parts of the […]

When elites get a taste of their own medicine 02 Dec 2017

When elites get a taste of their own medicine

In late 2006, I traveled to Saudi Arabia on behalf of Human Rights Watch to discuss human rights with Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, then the assistant interior minister for security affairs. He explained to me the merits of his country’s project to rehabilitate extremists by detaining several thousand Saudis until religious leaders declared them reformed. […]

Discovery Can Pave the Way for More Effective Cholesterol Medicine 17 Sep 2017

Discovery Can Pave the Way for More Effective Cholesterol Medicine

TEHRAN  – Research sheds new light on how the body converts the bad kind of cholesterol. The discovery could lead to new and potentially more effective medicine. More than 600,000 Danes are being treated with cholesterol lowering medicine. 98 per cent of them are treated with statins, which curb the body’s own production of cholesterol […]