Iran produces 9 cancer drugs

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Publish Date: 13:30 - 15 July 2013
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Tehran, YJC. Official says that Iran has eradicated the need to import Rls2000 billion cancer drugs by producing them with Rls20 billion.

Minister of Health said in an interview with Mehr News Agency that Iran has been able to produce 9 cancer treatment drugs and eliminate the need for import them.

Mohammad Hassan Tariqat Monfared said that Iran has had unique advancement in hi-tech drug production, adding "The 9 cancer drugs which were unveiled today used to be imported for Rls2000. But with Rls20 in research we have been able to produce them ourselves.”

He also said that Iranian researchers have lately developed the first domestic vaccine for influenza.

Providing comments on other advancements in medical engineering, he added that besides laser equipment, researchers have managed to produce small monitors that would show the vital signs of a patient.


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