Improving the level of health and hygiene in cities and villages, increasing the number of doctors, developing the pharmaceutical industry, reducing infant and maternal mortality, controlling and eradicating infectious diseases, growing and improving nutrition, developing health insurance, inventing and achieving methods Incurable diseases, access to safe drinking water and sewerage infrastructure development, increased life expectancy, increased investment in the health sector, universal coverage of health and medical services in the shadow of the implementation of the Health Transformation Plan in the Eleventh Government are just a few of the achievements The Islamic Revolution has been for the treatment and health of the Iranian people.
Iran’s progress in ensuring the health of the people
The establishment of a health center and the establishment of male and female health workers as agents of the health care network benefited thousands of Iranian villages from facilities and human resources for the development of health care. In many of these centers, which were established during the first and second development programs, villagers received basic personal and family health care. According to the latest statement of “Iraj Haririchi”, the spokesman of the Ministry of Health, Treatment and Medical Education, 1,990 health houses were built in the villages during the years 1 and 2. Also, 3,036 health centers have been equipped and 2,770 doctor’s locations have been repaired and equipped. Currently, there are 6,852 general practitioners in the villages.
Increasing the number of hospitals after the revolution
According to the Deputy Minister of Health, in the years after the victory of the Islamic Revolution, the number of hospital beds increased from 56,000 in 1977 to 128,142, and also during this period, a 100-fold increase in investment in the health sector. It has led to a 400% increase in health indicators.
In this regard, the number of dialysis wards has grown significantly during this period and has improved in quality. The number of brain death donors and the number of liver, heart and lung transplants have also increased.
Establishment of 20 hospitals by the IRGC
After the end of the imposed war, the IRGC Deputy Minister of Health thought to maintain, develop and upgrade the capacity created in the imposed war. The purpose of the IRGC Deputy Minister of Health was to provide services to the families of the IRGC, the Armed Forces and the people of our country on the one hand, and to develop and advance combat medicine for possible accidents on the other.
In the field of community health, the IRGC has established about 20 hospitals in the country so far, which are generally among the highest quality and best hospitals in the country in terms of providing services to the country, according to the rank and ranking of the Ministry of Health. They are patients. Baqiyatallah Hospital in Tehran has consistently achieved the highest ranking in the country over the past several years. In the hospitals of the Science and Knowledge Corps, along with piety and jihadi spirit, he was able to provide good services to the people.
1100 plans for development into hospitals
Mohammad Aghajani said: “In terms of developing the physical space and infrastructure of the health system in the field of treatment, it is witnessing the largest and most unprecedented hospital development plan in this government and currently various development plans are being implemented in 600 hospitals in the country.”
The Deputy Minister of Health said: “These development projects include ICU, CCCU, emergency departments, cancer wards and new maternity wards. Some of these development projects have been completed and others are about to be completed. With the completion of these development projects, new infrastructure To increase the quantity and quality of health services in the public sector is created.
Aghajani added: “In addition, the existing 54,000 hospital beds in the country, which is equivalent to 50% of the total government hospital beds, have been completely renovated in the last three years.”
Intelligence of hospital services has a wide range of dimensions, including the type of service provided, patient transfer, patient care and patient information exchange, and in modern hospitals around the world, special attention is paid to the issue of intelligence.
Another important issue in hospitals is the issue of patient safety, which is actually the first priority of hospital construction in the world, and in modern hospital designs, safety is highly emphasized, and this should happen in our country as well.