Petroleum Industry Health Organization (PIHO)
With the start of oil gush in Masjed Soleyman and the ensuing expansion of oil activities in southern Iran, a number of healthcare centers were established by Anglo-Persian Oil Company (APOC). MIS hospital was a 115-bed facility established in Masjed Soleyman in The Middle East’s first petroleum industry hospital was established in 1914. It was the first such healthcare center in the Middle East. Industrial medicine facilities were set up in the oil-rich city of Abadan in 1950. Similar facilities opened in the Aghajari, Tehran, Kermanshah, Isfahan and Mashhad.
Now, the Petroleum Ministry’s Health and Treatment Organization runs nine specialized hospitals and polyclinics while it has contracts with more than 4,000 healthcare centers.
Providing direct and indirect healthcare services to Petroleum Ministry, NIOC, National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC), National Petrochemical Company (NPC), National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) and their subsidiaries’ staff and their families
Providing occupational medicine services to the petroleum industry
Procurement of medications and medical equipment
Providing healthcare services in other cases with the approval of General Assembly
Upgrading health indices
More effective accountability to non-medical needs of patients
Boosting healthcare quality and productivity
More communications with petroleum industry staff
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