Monday, September 26, 2022

Healthcare

Father of Iranian Genetic Research Dies at 95

Professor Mohammad Ali Molavi, the father of Iran’s science of genetics, passed away at 95 on Sunday May 5.

Health Ministry Pledges to Build 131 Cancer Diagnostic Centres Nationwide

Iran’s Health Ministry is committed to building 131 cancer diagnostic centres in 13 cities across the country, the ministry’s spokesman said.

World No Tobacco Day Ceremony Held in Tehran

A ceremony on World No Tobacco Day began on Monday May 31 at Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education.

Mental Health Emergency Centres Operational in 190 Cities

Social emergency centres have been established across 190 cities, said Habibollah Masoudi-Farid, the deputy head of the State Welfare Organization (SWO).

Expats Launch Online Portal on STD Education

A group of 40 Iranian physicians, nurses, and social activists living and studying abroad has recently launched an educational website (under a project named Ctrl+S) which provides information to Iranians in preventing and controlling sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and infections.

Austrian Students to Learn Traditional Medicine in Iran

Austrian students will come to Iran in the next few weeks to learn about traditional medical practices at Tehran University of Medical Sciences, an official at the Traditional Medicine Faculty of the Ministry of Health said on Sunday May 29.

Iranian Machine for Treatment of Malignant Tumours Completing Final Tests

Navid Nejatbakhsh, the chair of an Iranian knowledge-based company, announced that an Iranian radiotherapy or linear accelerator (LINAC) machine to treat malignant tumours is going to be released within three months.

‘Irrational’ Iranian Use of Medicine

Iran's per capita consumption of pharmaceuticals is among the highest (20th) in the world and it is the second largest consumer of medical products in Asia, according to official data.

Iranian-Made Haemodialysis Machine Ready to Be Released

Ali Taheri, the head of electronics and software department at Arya Teb Firouz Medical Equipment Company, announced that Iran has joined the eight countries in the world that can mass-produce hemodialysis machines.

Mandatory Food Standards Implemented to Help Control Non-Communicable Diseases

Measures have been taken to implement the National Document for the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) that was introduced in October 2015, said Rasoul Dinarvand, head of Iran’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Life Expectancy in Iran Rises to 73 for Men, 76 for Women

Hassan Eini-Zinab, a university professor specializing in demographics at the University of Shahid Beheshti, noted that Iranian men had an average life expectancy of 42 in 1950, but it gradually increased, reaching 73 by 2011.

Disturbing Rise in Multiple Sclerosis in Iran

Iran stands first in the rising levels of Multiple Sclerosis among the states of the Middle East, the vice president of Iranian MS Society reported.

Iranian Minister Blames Israel for Health Situation in Palestine

Iranian Health Minister Seyyed Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi held Israel responsible for the deteriorating health and hygiene conditions in the occupied Palestinian territories.

2 New Pharmaceutical Products Produced per Month under Rouhani’s Tenure

Iranian Health Minister Seyyed Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi announced that the country has managed to produce two new drugs each month under the tenure of President Hassan Rouhani despite all problems and deficiencies.

S Korean Company to Build 1000-Bed Hospital in Mazandaran

The Chancellor of Mazandaran Medical University, Ghasem Jan Babaei, said that the Samsung Company from South Korea is to build a 1000-bed hospital in the province.

Italy to Build Hospital in Iran’s Isfahan

An Italian company is set to build a 1,500-bed hospital in this historical city in central Iran.

Agriculture Minister Calls for Expansion of Iran-Holland Cooperation

Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati called for expansion of cooperation between Iran and the Netherlands in producing herbal medicines.

NASA’s Iranian Scientist Devises New Method to Treat Prostate and Uterine Cancer

Hamidreza Chabok, an Iranian scientist in the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has managed to treat prostate and uterus cancers with greater certainty and success rates using ultrasound technology.

Iran and Ivory Coast Discuss Medical and Health Ties

Iranian and Ivorian officials in a meeting in Abidjan on Sunday conferred on ways to further broaden relations between the two countries in medical, health and hygiene fields.

Health Tourism: Iran Able to Make $7bn Out of Mud

Seyed Ali Riyaz, an Iranian dentist, believes that the Islamic Republic has a great potential to attract health tourists and cab make as much...

FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence Inaugurated in Tehran

The Iran Football Medical Assessment and Rehabilitation Center (IFMARC) opened on Monday Apr 25, attended by Mahmoud Goudarzi, the Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, and FIFA representatives, at Iran’s national football team training camp.

Increasing Threat of Non-Communicable Diseases: Deputy Minister

Non-communicable diseases are growing, threatening the health of Iranians, the deputy health minister Ali-Akbar Sayyari said.

World’s Largest Brain Research Centre under Construction in Tehran

Based on a proposal by Professor Majid Samii, the world’s largest brain and neuro ​logy ​research centre is being constructed in the Iranian capital​, under...

Iranian Dentist Gives Free Street Dental Exams

Shafi Ja’fari is a young dentist who gave out free dental examinations to people around Enqelab Square, in central Tehran, ISNA news agency reported.

Iranian Dentist Holds Hands-On Course in Dubai World Congress

Behnam Shakibaie, an Iranian researcher and inventor specializing in oral surgery, delivered a speech and held a hands-on course on microsurgery in a conference recently held in Dubai, the UAE.

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