EghtesadOnline: With the date for the lockdown of 150 cities across Iran fast approaching, Health Minister Saeed Namaki on Tuesday warned that the next two weeks are pivotal in “the history of the nation’s fight against the Covid-19 outbreak”.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani has called on Health Minister Saeed Namaki to press for urgent action to end the shortage of insulin pens and blood test strips, which is causing serious hardship to people with diabetes.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s death toll due to the coronavirus pandemic crossed the 22,000 mark on Friday, as the country’s health minister warned that public complacency could trigger a third wave of infections.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s push to establish a smart electronic healthcare system is on the cusp of bearing fruit, the health minister said.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani finally accepted Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi’s resignation as health minister on Thursday, after a week of media speculation on the reasons behind the outgoing official’s move, and named Saeed Namaki as the ministry’s caretaker.