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  • Health sector holds 15% share in national budget 2021-04-20 19:17

    Health sector holds 15% share in national budget

    TEHRAN – Some 15 percent of the national budget for the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 20) has been allocated to the health sector, deputy health minister Kamel Taqavinejad has said.

  • Coronavirus brought healthcare reforms into sharp focus 2020-05-05 00:16

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Coronavirus brought healthcare reforms into sharp focus

    TEHRAN – The coronavirus outbreak proved that one-dimensional health systems cannot survive from health-threatening crises, which occur every few years in the form of infectious diseases, a mere view of treatment is not enough, so that the need for healthcare reforms should be brought into sharp focus.

  • Rouhani accepts health minister’s resignation, picks caretaker  2019-01-04 21:42

    Rouhani accepts health minister’s resignation, picks caretaker 

    TEHRAN — On Thursday, President Hassan Rouhani accepted Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh-Hashemi’s resignation and named Saeed Namaki, deputy director of Budget and Planning Organization for scientific, cultural and social affairs, as the caretaker minister, IRNA news agency reported.

  • Health Ministry Spokesperson Iraj Harirchi 2018-12-15 20:39

    Next year’s health budget set at $8.3b

    TEHRAN- According to the budget bill proposed for the next fiscal year (starting March 21), 350 trillion rials (about $8.3 billion) will be allocated to the health sector, announced Health Ministry Spokesperson Iraj Harirchi.