27 February 2015 | News | By BioSpectrum Bureau
Iran, Japan to collaborate on health projects
Singapore: Iranian health Minister, Dr Hassan Hashemi has signed an MoU with Japan's Minister for Health Labor and Welfare to boost bilateral cooperation in healthcare, vaccine production and medical research. As per the agreement the two countries will cooperate on treatment, education, health, medicines, and vaccine production.
Dr Hashemi, in his recent visit to Japan, emphasized the need for increased sharing and collateral medical research between the two countries. The ministers also stressed on conducting seminars and sharing scientific expertise across medical schools in both the countries.
The Iranian Minister also visited Japan's National Center for Global Health and Medicine. Iran and Japan will hold in several sessions to address the grounds for joint cooperation to produce vaccine.
Both ministers of health believed that holding joint scientific and specialist meetings would help share knowledge and experiences in medicine. Cooperation in treatment of diseases, medical education, and medical research were also emphasized by both ministers.