Iran to establish tele-surgery center in Indonesia
The second Iran-Indonesia robotic tele-surgery center is scheduled to be set up in Makassar city, eastern Indonesia, an Iranian official announced.
In a virtual
meeting, Iran’s Vice-President for Science, Technology and Knowledge-Based
Economy Rouhollah Dehghani Firouzabadi and Indonesian Minister of Health Budi
Gunadi Sadikin agreed upon the establishment of the second Iran-Indonesia robotic
tele-surgery center at a hospital in Makassar.
for Science and Technology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Sina
Robotics and Medical Innovators Company, as well as the Ministry of Health of
Indonesia, Hasanuddin University, and Indofarma Company will contribute to the
tele-surgery project, the Iranian official noted.
Firouzabadi expressed his gratitude to the Indonesian minister and his
entourages in the virtual meeting.
referred to a visit by Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi to Indonesia, where he
was welcomed by his Indonesian counterpart Joko Widodo, adding that the two
sides expressed satisfaction with successful progress of the first robotic
surgery between the two Indonesian cities of Bandung and Jakarta at a distance
of 500 kilometers.
the vice president, the Indonesian health minister proposed extension of the
process from west to east across the Indonesian archipelago from the city of Medan
to Makassar at a distance of 3500 kilometers.