Thursday, October 6, 2022

Healthcare in Iran

People of short stature rally in Tehran, demand medicine

Scores of Iranians with dwarfism and their families gathered outside the Food and Drug Administration in the capital Tehran on Saturday to express their disapproval with the stringent US-sponsored Western sanctions.

Iranian tour leaders making good money from health tourism

Middlemen in Iran are making a fortune as they arrange trips to the country by foreign tourists coming here to both have fun and undergo medical treatment, especially beauty operations.

Cholera cases in Iran rise to 68

The number of people diagnosed with cholera in Iran during the past five months has risen to 68, the majority of them in Western provinces and two-thirds of them male, an official with the Iranian health ministry reported.

Death toll from Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever rises to 6 in Iran

A senior Iranian health official says the death toll from the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) outbreak in the country has risen to six, amid a slight rise in infections with the virus that causes the deadly disease.

Iranian president says the country needs more doctors, nurses

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says necessary measures must be taken to increase the number of doctors and nurses in the country.

Health minister: Iran among top 6 countries in reining in coronavirus

The Iranian health minister praised the medical and healthcare staff in Iran, saying thanks to their efforts the Islamic Republic is now among the six top countries in the world to have effectively controlled the spread of Covid-19.

Iranian official calls surge in number of migrant doctors “worrying”

The director of Iran’s Medical Council has issued a stern warning over the surge in migration of physicians with different specialties from the country.

Iran records rise in cases of cholera, Crimean-Congo fever

Iranian health officials have sounded the alarm at a surge in the cases of infection with cholera and Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) across the country.

Iran confirms first case of monkeypox

Iran has identified its first case of monkeypox.

Iranian health minister questioned by MPs over mandatory Covid vaccine

Iranian lawmakers have been satisfied with the health minister’s explanations about the health ministry’s plan to make Covid-19 vaccine compulsory across the nation.

Dozens diagnosed with cholera in Iran

62 cholera-infected cases have been identified in Iran, almost all of them in Western provinces and two-thirds of them male, an official with the Iranian health ministry reported.

Health ministry official: No monkeypox case so far identified in Iran

A senior Iranian health ministry official says no confirmed case of monkeypox has so far been recorded in the country.

Iranian health ministry confirms 62 cases of cholera

An official with Iran’s health ministry confirms that 62 people have contracted cholera in the country.

Iran records 51 cases of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, 3 deaths

An official with the Iranian Health Ministry says the number of individuals diagnosed with the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) has increased to 51 in more than three months, and three people have lost their lives to the disease.

3 people die of Crimean Congo Haemorrhagic Fever in Iran

The head of Iran’s zoonotic diseases control group announced 3 people have died of Crimean Congo Haemorrhagic Fever in the country. Behzad Amiri added that Iran has so far logged 45 CCHF cases.

One dies of Congo fever in Iran’s Yazd

One person has died of the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in the central Iranian province of Yazd, the head of the Non-Communicable Diseases Department of the province’s health center has confirmed.

Cholera cases on the rise in Iran, two dozen confirmed cases

The Iranian health ministry has announced that 23 people have tested positive for cholera across the country.

Iran reports 30 cases of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, 2 deaths

An Iranian health official warns that 30 people have been diagnosed with the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in the country, advising those in contact with the livestock to take precautions against the viral disease.

Health Ministry: Iran leading country in eliminating Malaria

Iran has become the leading country in the region in battling and eliminating Malaria, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

Iran allocates $3bn to provide medicines this year

Iranian Health Minister Bahram Einollahi says parliament has allocated 3 billion dollars for the Health Ministry to provide medicine and that the country’s healthcare system will face no shortages in this regard.

In-person education to resume in ìran following Covid retreat

Iran's Ministry of Education has said the presence of students in classrooms is not optional and all schools are obliged to resume in-person teaching on Farvardin 14th (April 3rd).

Official: Iran improved health tech world ranking by 60 steps in seven years

Iran’s Health Ministry says the country has improved its ranking in terms of health technology by 60 steps over the past seven years. Deputy Health Minister for Research and Technology says Iran ranked 60th in a 132-country list in the world in 2021, which is a 60-step improvement compared to 2014.

Iran health minister warns about ‘lowest ever’ fertility rate

Iranian Health Minister Bahram Einollahi has issued a stark warning about Iran’s alarmingly declining fertility rate.

Cancer rate on rise among Iranians, scientist warns

A scientist warns that rate of cancer incidence among Iranians is on the rise, although the figures are still lower than the global average, calling for measures to contain the disease and lower the relevant fatalities.

Iran Covid cases on the rise; Omicron dominant strain

The number of Covid cases in Iran are on the rise and now at least one city is marked orange, which means people there risk contracting the disease.

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