World Health Organization (WHO)

WHO supports the consultative meeting on strengthening HIV surveillance System

Numerous participants from various sectors have attended the consultative meeting on strengthening the HIV surveillance system by incorporating new methodologies for mapping and estimating the size of key populations. The meeting was conducted by the Ministry of Health and Medical Education’s Center for Communicable Diseases Control as well as the department of Mental Health and Addiction, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

Islamic Republic of Iran on a fast-track to beating noncommunicable diseases

Since the 1960s, the Islamic Republic of Iran’s urban population has tripled and life expediencies have risen. This, however, has increased people’s exposure to tobacco, unhealthy diets, and physical inactivity among the main risk factors for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), primarily cardiovascular and lung diseases, cancer and diabetes, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

“Private sector – and Corporate Social Responsibility – key in achieving the 2030 Agenda”

To commemorate the day, Mahak – a non-profit, non-political, and non-governmental charity organization which supports children suffering from cancer – hosted an event entitled “4th International Congress of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)” focusing on Sustainable Development. The event was sponsored by the Iran and Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

FAO and WHO Work on Improvement of Food Safety in Iran

The introductory workshop of the “second mission for FAO/WHO joint in-depth assessment for food safety in the Islamic republic of Iran” took place in Tehran (3-8 December 2016) hosted by the Iranian Drug and Food Administration of the Ministry of Health, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »