World Health Organization (WHO)

Islamic Republic of Iran hosts first WHO training of trainers programme on emergency unit management in Region

The World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with the Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education has begun a four-day (21–24 November) training of trainers programme on emergency unit management. Taking place at the Health Managers Development Institute (HMDI), Kish Island, its aim is to build the capacity of the relevant institutes and individuals in the country. It is the first programme of its kind in the Region, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

WHO Envoy to Iran Highlights Commitment to Serve Vulnerable in Time of Conflicts and Sanctions

Dr. Christoph Hamelmann, Representative of World Health Organization (WHO) in Iran by attending a three-day (14-16 November 2018) international congress on “Health for Peace” in Shiraz highlighted the mission of the Organization to promote health, keep the world safe, and serving particularly the vulnerable in the time of conflicts and sanctions, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

Development and implementation of national antimicrobial resistance action plan

The Ministry of Health and Medical Education of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in collaboration with stockholders from other ministries (such as Ministry of Agriculture-Jahad) and the Food and Drug Administration, has developed a national antimicrobial resistance action plan. It is aligned with the Global Action Plan and follows an incremental approach according to country-specific needs, reflecting the AMR development and making best use of available resources using a multisectoral approach, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

Ceremony of Prevention of Tobacco Dependence project (PAD) was held in Varamin

With participation of Dr. Yousefi the Governor of Varamin district, Dr. Mahmoudi Friday Prayer Imam, Professor Masjedi Secretary General of Iranian Anti-Tobacco Association, Mr. Valizadeh, Head of the National Tobacco Control Secretariat, local authorities, teachers, students and their families, a ceremony was held to celebrate the second anniversary of launching the PAD project. The Prevention of Tobacco Dependence project “PAD1” is designed by the Iranian Anti-Tobacco Association (IATA) and is implemented jointly in collaboration with ministry of education in Iran, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »