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Organic food exhibition in Tehran (Photos)

Organic food lovers flocked to a Tehran expo which displayed, among other things, the farming methods Iranian producers use to prepare organic food.
Italian Red Cross

Italian Red Cross opens school for volunteer nurses in Iran

The nurses receiving training at the school will be able to take part in rescue operations and rapid deployment in disaster-hit areas as well as military conflicts.
Hashemi

A bedside visit by the health minister to an acid attack victim

Iran’s health minister, who is a veteran ophthalmologist, has paid a third bedside visit to a 27-year-old woman who fell victim to an acid attack in Isfahan in late 2014.
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Students shave heads in sympathy with teacher (Photos)

Students in a school in Hamadan, western Iran, have shaved their heads to show sympathy with their teacher who is terminally ill.
Rouhani-Healthcare

Equal opportunities for people is social justice: Rouhani

President Rouhani says 8 out of around 9 million Iranians who did not have health insurance when he took office have already received insurance cards.
Health tourism

Official underlines rise in number of health tourists to visit Iran

Over 500,000 health tourists are likely to visit Iran in the coming months, said an official with the Health Ministry.
Health minister

A thousand health centers with physicians on hand are to open in rural areas

The Healthcare Transformation Plan is intended to raise medical tariffs, secure the satisfaction of doctors and put a lid on illegal medical fees charged by some doctors.
Ali-Akbar Salehi

Iran has built seven advanced laser systems for medical uses

Iran says experts at the Atomic Energy Organization have built seven new state-of-the-art laser systems to be used in medical procedures.
HIV

Iranian researcher invents allergy, HIV-diagnosis sensor

Somayyeh Khezrian, an Iranian researcher in Tehran University, has developed a sensor which can diagnose allergy and HIV in early stages.
Twin sisters

Twin sisters, joined at heart and liver, are born in Shiraz (photos)

The conjoined twins should live stuck together for at least a year before they can live two separate lives.

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