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UK group inks $2bn Iran hospital network deal

TEHRAN, October 24, 2017

International Hospital Group (IHG), a leading international healthcare services company based in Britain, has signed an agreement worth €1.8 billion ($2.1 billion) with Iran to finance the construction of a network of cancer centres in the country, reported Iran Daily.

The MoU was signed between Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education and IHG following months of negotiations, said the report, citing Hamid Baeidinejad, the Iran's ambassador to the UK.

The agreement will see IHG invest in and build modern cancer treatment centers across the country in three phases, he stated.

As per the terms of the agreement, the Iranian Health Ministry and IHG will also co-operate in exchange of information, data and the latest findings in the field of cancer treatment and manpower training, said the report.




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