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Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has been elected as WHO Director General

24 May 2017

The Member States of WHO have elected Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as the new Director-General of WHO. Dr Tedros was nominated by the Government of Ethiopia, and will begin his five-year term on 1 July 2017. He will succeed Dr Margaret Chan, who has been WHO’s Director-General since 1 January 2007. read more...
 
 
 

Workshop on Technical Report Writing for Policy Makers

21 May 2017

In collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Medical Education, WHO Country Office has conducted a two-day workshop on 21 and 22 May 2017 at the premises of Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MOHME) in order to share updates and latest information on most efficient methods and strengthening skills on the subject of technical report writing, addressing the national counterparts.
 
 
 

World No Tobacco Day 2017

17 May 2017

Every year on 31 May, WHO and partners mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), highlighting the health and additional risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. more info...
High resolution poster of the World No Tobacco Day 2017 is available here: Click here 
 
 

WHO participates in 2017 Tehran International Book Fair

3 May 2017

As practiced in previous years and in coordination with other UN agencies, WHO country office participates in Tehran International Book Fair which is held from 3 to 13 May 2017, at the Shahr-e-Aftab exhibition center. more info...

Pictures of the exhibition

 
 
 

"Save lives, Clean your hands" is the theme of 2017 World Hand Hygiene Day

3 May 2017

See the poster of the World Hand Hygiene Day 2017 in English language
 
 

 

EMT mission conducted in Iran to scale up operational readiness of the country’s health sector

2 May 2017
WHO team comprising of experts from Country Office, Region Office and HQ, conducted a mission in Iran from April 22-27, 2017 to assess and assist the country’s Emergency Medical Team (EMT) system with the purpose of strengthening the response capacity across all-hazard emergencies. The mission brought together different stakeholders to discuss the most updated global practices and mechanisms. (read more...)

 

 
 

 

WHO participates in ceremonies of international photo exhibition on mental health

26 April 2017

WHO Representative in I.R.Iran addresses mental health updates

Dr Sameen Siddiqi, the WHO Representative in the Islamic Republic of Iran has addressed mental health updates during the celebration ceremonies of the 4th International Exhibition of Photography on Mental Health, held in Zanjan on 25th April 2017.
 

 

World Health Day - 2017
7 April 2017

Message of WHO Regional Director, Dr Mahmoud Fikri on the occasion of World Health Day 2017:

"Depression is a debilitating illness in which people feel overwhelming sadness, lose interest in activities they enjoy and find it difficult to carry out daily tasks. Currently more than 300 million people around the world have depression. It can affect anyone, but populations experiencing humanitarian crises, conflicts and displacement are especially vulnerable. Although effective treatment is available, stigma may prevent people from seeking it...." (read more)
 

 

 

World Hearing Day - 2017
3 March 2017

"Action for hearing loss" is the theme of World Hearing Day for this year. For more information click here.

 

 

 

Strategic Purchasing workshop
29 February 2017

The workshop on Strategic Purchasing was conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MOHME) in February 2017 at Tehran, I.R.Iran

 

 
 

 

 

Developing Skill on Health Planning
11 November 2016

The international workshop on Developing Skill on Health Planning was conducted by Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MOHME) in collaboration with World Health Organization (WHO) on November 7th to 10th, 2016 In Tehran, I.R.Iran

 

 
 

 

 

Global Health Diplomacy, I.R.Iran
28 August 2016

Global Health Diplomacy course was conducted by Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MOHME) in collaboration with World Health Organization (WHO) on August 14th to 16th, 2016 In Tehran, I.R.Iran

 

(more information on WHO global health diplomacy).
 

 

 

Consultation on Capacity Building for Public Sector Hospital Managers

7 June 2016

The consultation meeting was conducted on "Capacity Building for Public Sector Hospital Managers" by the World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MOHME) on dates 5th & 6th June 2016 In Tehran, I.R.Iran

 

 
 

 

 

World Malaria Day 2016
4 May 2016

The message of Dr Sameen Siddiqi, the WHO Representative in I.R.Iran on the occasion of World Malaria Day 2016, which was celebrated by the Ministry of Health of Iran, on 25 April in Hamedan  (click here).

 

 WHO's other publications on Malaria

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHO participates to the 2016 Tehran International Book Fair

2 May 2016

The Country office of the World Health Organization participates among the other UN agencies to Tehran International Book Fair, held from 4 to 14 May 2016 at Shahr-e-Aftab exhibition complex (read more...)

 

 

 

 

 

 

TUMS celebrates 50th anniversary of the School of Public Health

16 March 2016

Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) will conduct the 1st International Conference on Health Sustainable Development on 24&25 April 2016 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the School of Public Health. More information is available through the following link: (www.hsdc.ir)

 

 Poster original size (2.4MB PDF)

 

 

 

 

WHO's fact sheet on Zika virus

7 February 2016

the fact sheet of WHO about Zika virus is available through the following URL:
 
 

 http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/zika/en

 

WHO's application on Zika virus are available here:

 

 

www.who.int/risk-communication/zika-virus/app/en

 

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