Oct 5, 2013, 5:52 PM
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Iranian medical studies account for 27 pc research studies in ME

Tehran, Oct 5, IRNA – Minister of Health, Medical Education and Treatment Hassan Hashemi said on Saturday that Iranian medical science alone has a share of 27 percent in production of scientific articles in the Middle East.

Addressing a group of officials, Hashemi said over the past years research in the field of medicine has shown remarkable growth to the extent that Iran’s ranking in terms of research worldwide stands at 16 and that of its medical research at 19.

He said 30 percent of scientific researches go to medical science as 27 percent of scientific articles produced in the Middle East belong to Iran.