Shiraz hosting International Congress on Health for Peace
The First International Congress on Health for Peace (ICHP) opened in Shiraz late Tuesday and will continue until November 24.
Iran Foreign Ministry to facilitate drug imports
US sanctions against Iran are now affecting the sick here. Whilst Donald Trump and other US officials claim that American sanctions are not against the Iranian people, drug imports to this country are facing hurdles.
Unilateral Iran visa waiver for Omani tourists
Iran has unilaterally waived visa requirements for Omani tourists traveling to this country.
Health Ministry concludes 150 projects with Germany
The Research Deputy at the Ministry of Health and Education has announced the conclusion of over 150 research projects with Germany, and said: “Most of the joint projects to be conducted with the German Ministry of Health are cancer research projects.”
Dr med, Deputy Malekzadeh, added: “The Ministry of Health has conducted many joint research programs with Germany over the years and a number of the 22 scientific research projects reviewed at the Science Day ceremony also belong to the Ministry of Health.”
Minister of health becomes commissioner of WHO
Per the official announcement of the World Health Organization (WHO), Seyed Hossein Ghazizadeh-Hashemi, Iran’s Minister of Health, was officially selected as the commissioner for the control and prevention of non-communicable diseases of the World Health Organization.
Waiting for snow in pollution red alert
The Met Office has given the good news of more snowy days in mid-February as Tehran and a few other cities, including Tabriz, are under a pollution red alert.
Homayoun Shajarian: Father’s illness not in remission
Mohammad Shajarian, famed Iranian composer and singer has been away from the music scene for a long time due to his illness. Homayoun Shajarian his son in an interview with Euro News reported on the health status of his father.
China builds five hospitals in Iran
The Minister of Health for Iran, Hassan Gahzizadeh-Hashemi, has signed an agreement with China in Beijing for the construction of five hospitals in Iran.
As reported by IRNA, the USD 2BN cost of the project will be financed by the China Development Bank (CDB) and the Export–Import Bank of China (Chexim - China Exim Bank).
S Korean USD 8BN financing for healthcare in Iran
The Health Minister of Iran has announced over USD 1BN 300MM financing by S Korea for the construction of three hospitals in Iran; this figure can go up to USD 8BN.
Dr Seyed Hassan Hashemi has traveled to S Korea at the Head of a delegation from the Iranian Health Ministry to sign seven MoUs with the South Koreans. He added: “We hope we can expand our relations with South Korea, not only in healthcare but also in other areas.”
Iran hub of cosmetic surgery
For a number of reasons, and especially for the fame of its surgeons, Iran has turned into a pole for cosmetic surgery, such as nose surgery, hair transplant, cheek implants, etc. Choosing Iran for a variety of cosmetic surgeries is not limited to ordinary people; but, a large number of celebrities have also traveled to Iran for surgery
UK invests Euros 1.8BN in Iran to fight cancer
The Iranian Ambassador to the UK, Hamid Baeidinejad, has announced the signing of an MoU between the Ministry of Health and Medical Education of Iran and the UK’s IGH International Hospitals Group who are a leading, independent healthcare services company.
12th ‘Ash Festival in Iran
‘Ash is a type of rich nutritious soup made of fresh herbs and legumes which is very popular in Iran and comes with varying recipes.