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Published Date: Wednesday 16 October 2019 - 09:47:29
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WHO describes Iran as healthcare leader in East Mediterranean

WHO describes Iran as healthcare leader in East Mediterranean
IRAN  - The Director-General of the World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom said on Tuesday that Iran is the healthcare leader in the East Mediterranean and has been able to control death of kids, women and also communicable diseases through timely promoting health services.

Speaking in the 66th Session of WHO Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean here in Tehran on Tuesday, Adhanom said with regard to Iran's achievements in health sector, WHO is responsible for helping it to achieve more qualified health services.

WHO's reports show that there are various health problems in East Mediterranean, he said and expressed his optimism for the efforts made by the members states.

WHO requires political commitment to help develop health conditions in Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Jordan and other countries.

Earlier, Iranian Health Minister Saeed Namaki said the US cruel sanctions and its measures to deny people access to medicine, medical equipment and foods mount to "crime against humanity" as it threatens Iranians' health.

Iran is committed to present health services to all people including Shia, Sunni, Christian, Jewish, Zoroastrian and even prisoners sentenced to death, he said.

He urged WHO not to let anybody's health be affected by warmongers and followers of sectarists.

 

News Code: 28405
Published Date: Wednesday 16 October 2019 - 09:47:29
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