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Abu Ali Sina hospital opens.

Abu Ali Sina Hospital Opens: A new modern heart and kidney clinic named after the 10th Century Persian philosopher and physician Abu Ali Ibn Sina has been opened in the capital of Tajikistan. The Abu Ali Ibn Sina Institute of Medicine in Dushanbe, which cost of total of $14 million dollars, is equipped with the most up-to-date medical technologies and will give an opportunity to people suffering from heart and kidney diseases to get treatment without having to travel abroad. The clinic, which was opened using private Iranian investments, is led by Dr. Ali Salamat, who has worked in European clinics for many years. Leading Iranian doctors and specialists, who make up the majority of the hospital's staff, have come to treat patients and train local Tajik specialists in modern methods of work. Ambassador Dr. Ali Asghar She'rdust of Iran said that Iran also intends to build four additional hospitals in Tajikistan, two of which would be funded by the state and the rest by private Iranian investments. He said fees in the Abu Ali Ibn Sina hospital would be 25 percent lower than in Iran or other European states.
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Publication:Iran Times International (Washington, DC)
Date:Sep 25, 2009
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