“Today, people in Russia, Turkey and other regional states are treated with Iranian anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory biotechnological drugs,” Sattari said during a visit to the Innoprom exhibition in Russia on Wednesday.
He further pointed to one such instance of Iraniain pioneering companies, and said the achievements of the firm which can treat 4 incurable diseases with the help of stem cells are unique in West Asia.
The vice-president stated that technologies to produce advanced equipment, including surgeon robots, linear accelerators, dosimetric devices, radiofrequency systems and diagnostic cyclotrons have all been developed by knowledge-based companies in Iran and rendering service to the medical sector.
Iran has taken long strides in producing different types of drugs and medical equipment.
Iran in June unveiled 7 new home-made knowledge-based products in a ceremony participated by Sattari and Health Minister Saeed Namaki.
“Today, I am pleased that we have unveiled 7 new knowledge-based products,” Namaki told reporters.
“Fortunately, our scientists think of progress under the hard conditions of sanctions,” he added, noting that the embargos have led the knowledge-based companies produce medicine and raw materials to manufacture drugs.
Iran had also last month unveiled 9 new indigenized medicine to treat depression, skin, blood and infertility problems as well as cancer.
The drugs were unveiled in a ceremony participated by Namaki in Alborz province near Tehran, and included they include hi-tech drugs to treat depression, male infertility, blood platelet adhesion, skin infections, skin diseases, advanced breast cancer, lung cancer and motor neuron diseases, and a medicine to stretch bone marrow tissue.
All the drugs have been produced based on the highest international standards using state-of-the-art technologies.
Also, last month, Sattari attended a ceremony to unveil 4 home-produced drugs for cancer and diabetes treatment.