The Minister of Health, Treatment and Medical Education, pointing out that a quarter of knowledge bases are active in the field of health. He also said that about 1.8 billion dollars of foreign exchange savings have occurred with the knowledge bases activity.
Dr. Bahram Einollahi added at the opening ceremony of the health market that was held at the Iran University of Medical Sciences: We are currently witnessing great successes in the field of research and production of drugs and high-tech materials in the field of health.
Referring to the establishment of the 7th National Health Fan Market, he stated: In this event, all medical sciences universities of the country have been asked to present their latest knowledge-based products.
Einollahi continued: In this exhibition, 78 booths were set up and about 840 technological products were displayed. Considering that most of these products were previously imported, their production and supply inside the country will bring us a good currency savings.
The Minister of Health noted: This exhibition is the first exhibition in the field of technology and has provided the basis for the competition of universities. Universities can bring the results of dignified research that lead to technology to the fore in such spaces.
He added: There is usually a gap between the university and the business so that the product produced can reach the business, and this process requires investment. Therefore, these exhibitions create an opportunity for people who can commercialize to visit these events.
Regarding new treatment methods, the Minister of Health, Treatment and Medical Education noted: Today, new methods have emerged in medical sciences; For example, cell therapy and gene therapy are among the modern sciences in the field of medical sciences.
Einollahi stated that 25% of the activities of knowledge bases are in the field of health and the Ministry of Health, and reminded that about 1.8 billion dollars of foreign exchange savings have occurred with the activities of knowledge bases.
He said: The permission to establish 14 science and technology parks has been issued in the University Development Council, and each of these parks can work in the field of health-oriented production. Articles used to be given a lot of importance; While today, while emphasizing the importance of articles, the function of articles and their effect in the production of technological products have been emphasized in the research department of the Ministry of Health.
Referring to the opening of 7 health innovation centers in 1401, the Minister of Health said: the use of new treatment methods will make it possible to treat diseases that do not have drug treatment in the future, using cell therapy and gene therapy methods.
Regarding the role of electronic infrastructure and improving services to the people, he said: the health field is moving towards electronicization along with other fields. At the beginning of the 13th government, electronic prescription writing has been improved to 10% and now to more than 90%, and we are looking to improve and complete the electronic health record so that patient information is kept.
“Keeping patients’ information in the electronics platform helps us to act in the field of epidemiology and prevention and treatment of early diseases, so we can have a good future in the field of health,” Einollahi said.
Regarding the latest situation of Corona in our country, he mentioned: The Islamic Republic of Iran is one of the most successful countries in the field of curbing and controlling the Corona disease, and the reason for that is the participation of the people in the matter of vaccination, compliance with health protocols and the round-the-clock efforts of the country’s health staff