Iran to build most specialized nuclear hospital in Western Asia

TEHRAN, Jul. 19 (MNA) – Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi announced that Iran plans to construct the most specialized nuclear hospital of Western Asia in Tehran.

“Building a specialized nuclear hospital is among the AEOI’s important projects which will be constructed with the collaboration of the health ministry and Tehran Municipality,” Salehi told reporters on Saturday, on the sidelines of Eid al-Fitr prayer in Tehran.

He explained that the hospital will present specialized services to treat patients using radiation and different equipment that work with the help of nuclear technology.

Salehi had in earlier remarks stated that the hospital would be unique in West of Asia and make Iranians needless of travels to foreign states for nuclear medicine.

He said the project needs over $300 million budget and up to $270 million for its equipment.

By Mehr News Agency