shortage of wound dressings for EB patients

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  • UNICEF provides wound dressings for EB children in Iran 2020-05-13 18:13

    UNICEF provides wound dressings for EB children in Iran

    TEHRAN – The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has shipped specialized wound dressings for Iranian children suffering from Epidermolysis bullosa (EB), also known as butterfly disease, with financial support of Germany.

  • EB patients, the most oppressed victims of U.S. sanctions 2019-12-22 21:09

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    EB patients, the most oppressed victims of U.S. sanctions

    TEHRAN – Although food and medicine are claimed to be exempted from U.S. sanctions, financial and banking sanctions have limited the life-saving medicine trade which harshly targeted the patients suffering from Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), a rare genetic disease that causes painful blistering of the skin.

  • Health Ministry denies shortage of wound dressings for EB patients 2019-05-29 20:56

    Health Ministry denies shortage of wound dressings for EB patients

    TEHRAN – While reports published on Monday claimed that U.S. sanctions hindering wound dressing import, threatened the lives of Iranian Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) patients, an official with Health Ministry announced that there are a sufficient amount of wound dressings in the country for the current year ending on March 19, 2020.