• Iran taking final step toward malaria elimination 2020-04-26 16:53

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Iran taking final step toward malaria elimination

    TEHRAN – Iran has not had any indigenous cases of malaria for two years in a row, and if the country’s passes this year with no indigenous cases, the World Health Organization will grant it a certificate of malaria eradication, Ahmad Raeisi, head of the Malaria control department of the Ministry of Health, has stated.

  • defense 2020-04-04 19:33

    Defense Ministry resolved to defeat coronavirus outbreak: official

    TEHRAN - The Defense Ministry’s health, treatment and rescue department said on Saturday that it is determined to continue fight against the COVID-19 disease till rooting the virus out. 

  • Coronavirus 2020-03-01 03:22

    Sport victim of coronavirus outbreak

    TEHRAN – Sport has always been one of the strongest weapon to fight disease but newly discovered coronavirus is going to kill it.

  • pharmaceutical 2019-07-22 19:02

    Iran able to produce 90% of needed pharma raw materials: VP

    TEHRAN -- Iranian companies can produce 80 to 90 percent of pharmaceutical raw materials which are imported annually at the cost of around 600 million dollars, the vice president for science and technology Sourena Sattari said, IRNA reported on Sunday.

  • vaccine response 2019-05-15 20:03

    High-tech flow cytometer starts operation

    TEHRAN- The most advanced Flow Cytometer, used for studies on vaccine and biological agents, was installed in Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute, said the director of institute’s Central Lab and Biotechnology Research.

  • ultracentrifuge 2019-02-15 13:01

    Iranian researchers develop laboratory ultracentrifuge 

    TEHRAN- A laboratory ultracentrifuge was made by Iranian researchers at Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute, announced an official with the institute. 

  • HPV 2019-01-31 00:35

    8% diagnosed with HPV in sample population

    TEHRAN- Eight percent were diagnosed with human papillomavirus (HPV) in Health Ministry’s pilot program for early detection of cervical cancer, said the ministry’s head of cancer department. 

  • rotavirus vaccine 2019-01-23 21:54

    Two new vaccines in last stage of production

    TEHRAN- Pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines are in their last stage of production in Pasteur Institute and their usage is likely to start in the new Iranian calendar year (starting March 21), said the head of communicable diseases department of the Ministry of Health. 

  • brain cancer vaccine 2018-11-29 01:28

    Iranian company produce brain cancer vaccine

    TEHRAN- Iranian scientists have managed to produce brain cancer vaccine, an expert in immunology whose company is involved in production of the vaccine has said.

  • Polio 2018-07-05 12:28

    Over 1.3 million children in Afghanistan at risk from polio

    The latest drive to eradicate polio from Afghanistan kicked off this week. In the five-day campaign, about 52,000 Afghan healthcare workers are expected to administer polio vaccines to 6.4 million children under the age of five, according to a statement issued by Afghanistan’s Health Ministry.