Nov 05, 2018 15:47 Asia/Tehran [Updated: May 20, 2019 21:09 Asia/Tehran]

A spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Medical Education said, the health of 80 million Iranians is a priority for the ministry and government.

Iran PressIran news: At his weekly conference in Tehran, Dr Iraj Harirchi added, we produce medicine four times the greater of the domestic consumption.

According to Iran Press, pointing out that the purchasing power of Iranian people has been reduced , Harirchi criticized the rise in dairy prices.

He also said, reducing dairy consumption causes calcium deficiency and this will cost a lot for the people and the health system of the country.

Pointing to the US sanctions against Iran, Dr.Harirchi also said, this is not new thing and I should say that, fortunately we are in good condition in terms of medicine and medical equipment.

Second round of US sanctions removed under the 2015 nuclear deal, targeting the Iranian oil and financial sectors, reimposed on Monday.

The unilateral measures that will hit oil exports, shipping and banks, are the most concrete result yet of US President Donald Trump’s controversial decision in May to abandon the multi-nation nuclear deal with Tehran. 105


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