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President orders providing medicine to SMA patients/ Academic centres should review the effectiveness of the drug

The President visited the SMA patients' families and discussed with them their problems and concerns.

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Thu 02 - December 2021 - 21:35

While leaving the Islamic Consultative Assembly building yesterday, Ayatollah Dr Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi met with the families of SMA patients and promised to meet with them separately, an on Thursday morning on the sidelines of an extraordinary cabinet session to review the 1401 budget, he talked about their problems.
After hearing the concerns of the patients' families and the report of the Minister of Health and relevant officials on the methods of providing medicine for special patients, including SMA, the President ordered that the medicine needed by patients be provided as soon as possible for a medium and long-term period with an appropriate mechanism
At the same time, the President instructed academic centres and knowledge-based centres to evaluate its effectiveness so that the necessary decisions can be made in this field after the end of this course.
Dr Raisi described special patients as his children and said, "The government considers it its duty to take care of and supply medicines to patients, especially special diseases, and everything necessary should be done to reduce the pain of families and treat their children".
Addressing the Minister of Health, the President said, "Now that we are preparing the 1401 budget, offer the necessary funds for special diseases to be included in the budget".
Dr Raisi also called on the officials of the Ministry of Health to redouble their efforts to solve the problems and concerns of the patients' families and to note that the increase in the number of patients does not reduce their responsibilities.

 

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