Mali hails Iran Red Crescent for humanitarian services
Mali appreciates the services provided at a health center operated by the Red Crescent Society of the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRCS) in this West African country.
Mali’s Minister of Health Ms. Dieminatou Sangare made the remarks during a recent meeting with Iranian ambassador to Mali where she hailed IRCS health services in the country’s capital Bamako including low-tariff medical services, assistance to the government’s vaccination program and rendering pregnancy services to mothers.
She also expressed optimism that humanitarian activities will be expanded in this center.
During the meeting, Hossein Taleshi Salehani Iranian ambassador to Mali, emphasized that the activities of the IRCS Health Center in Mali were completely humanitarian and pointed out that the center will provide more services.
For his part, Dr. Khalil Mokhtari, Head of the IRCS Health Center in Bamako urged Mali’s Ministry of Health to take appropriate measures to solve the problems faced by this center.
The Iranian Red Crescent Society’s Health Center was established in Bamako in 1994. Specialized medical services and facilities of the center include general practitioner, dentistry, gynecology, midwifery, ophthalmology, pediatrician, neurologist, dermatologist, internist, pharmacy, laboratory, radiology, and sonography.
At present, the Iranian Red Crescent Society provides medical services to people in 13 Asian, African, and Latin American countries.
Currently, some 14 medical facilities are offering humanitarian, relief, and health services to the deprived people in 13 countries, including Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, the United Arab Emirates, Bolivia, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Congo, Kenya, Lebanon, Mali, Niger, and Ecuador.