UN appreciation for preventing non-transmissible diseases in Iran

Tehran, Sept 17, IRNA- Islamic Republic of Iran and the Committee for the Prevention of non-transmissible diseases of Iran's Ministry of Health will receive a prize next week for its successful National Program for the Prevention of non- transmissible diseases.

A spokesman for Iran's ministry of health Iraj Harirchi said at a weekly news conference on Monday that the program had been drafted and co-sponsored by several ministries in the government and endorsed by the president.

Harirchi said, 'One of the methods used to produce drugs is to import the know-how for the production of medicines and consumable devices from foreign countries.

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