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  • Iran, Slovakia to enhance pharmaceutical, medical co-op Today 18:00

    Iran, Slovakia to enhance pharmaceutical, medical co-op

    TEHRAN – Slovak Deputy Foreign Minister, Ingrid Brockova, and Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy, Mehdi Safari, discussed ways to expand cooperation between the two countries, mainly in the pharmaceutical and medical industries.

  • SDSs mitigation requires regional cooperation: expert Today 17:58

    SDSs mitigation requires regional cooperation: expert

    TEHRAN – Sand and Dust Storms (SDSs) have increased significantly in recent years as a result of climate change. So, a convention is needed to be set up in the region to come up with a solution, Abdolreza Faraji-Rad, a professor of geopolitics, has said.

  • Iran to mark World Environment Week 2022 Today 17:56

    Iran to mark World Environment Week 2022

    TEHRAN – The national environment week will be celebrated on June 6-12 under the theme of “People-based, smart and technological environment”, concurrent with the World Environment Day 2022, IRIB reported on Wednesday.

  • Preclinical studies of Cov Pars vaccine published by prestigious journal Yesterday 17:58

    Preclinical studies of Cov Pars vaccine published by prestigious journal

    TEHRAN – The preclinical studies on the Razi Cov Pars vaccine have been published in the Frontiers in Immunology as one of the world’s leading journals of immunology.

  • Iran on par with developed countries in children’s health Yesterday 17:53

    Iran on par with developed countries in children’s health

    TEHRAN – Many diseases have been eradicated through mass vaccination programs in Iran, and the children’s health is equal to that of developed countries, deputy health minister Kamal Heydari, has said.

  • Raisi began ‘biggest turning point’ in curbing COVID-19: American think tank 2022-05-15 18:03

    Raisi began ‘biggest turning point’ in curbing COVID-19: American think tank

    TEHRAN - RAND institution, an American nonprofit global policy think tank, has reported that the biggest turning point in containing the coronavirus pandemic in Iran was when the country began accelerating the daily administration of vaccines last summer by the administration of President Ebrahim Raisi.

  • 230,000 foreign nationals vaccinated against measles 2022-05-15 18:02

    230,000 foreign nationals vaccinated against measles

    TEHRAN – The measles vaccination program has so far inoculated 230,000 foreign nationals, given the surge in the disease infection in the neighboring country, Mohsen Zahraei, head of the department of preventable diseases with vaccines of the Ministry of Health, said.

  • Iran, Russia set up joint technology center 2022-05-15 18:00

    Iran, Russia set up joint technology center

    TEHRAN – The Iran-Russia Joint Technology Center was established at St. Petersburg Polytechnic University with the aim of implementing joint projects and developing bilateral technological cooperation.

  • Pakistani official lauds Iran's progress in knowledge-based ecosystem 2022-05-14 17:48

    Pakistani official lauds Iran's progress in knowledge-based ecosystem

    TEHRAN – Iran's progress in the field of the knowledge-based ecosystem is significant, Azra Fazal Pechuho, Health and Population Welfare Minister of Pakistan’s Sindh Province, has said.

  • Sources of SDS increase year by year 2022-05-14 17:41

    Sources of SDS increase year by year

    TEHRAN – Over the past two years, the precipitation rate has been on a downward trend, as a result, sources of sand and dust storms (SDSs) have increased compared to a year before, Ahad Vazifeh, head of the national center for drought and crisis management has said.

  • KANS award announces winners 2022-05-14 17:39

    KANS award announces winners

    TEHRAN – The winners of the 2nd edition of the Knowledge Application and Notion for Society (KANS) competition were announced on Friday.

  • Iran has capacity to increase share of medical equipment market 2022-05-13 16:21

    Iran has capacity to increase share of medical equipment market

    TEHRAN – Iran holds a share of one percent (about $5 billion) in the global market for medical equipment of approximately $500 billion, but the country has the potential to increase the share, according to the statistics of the Ministry of Health.

  • National document prepared on developing medicinal plants 2022-05-13 16:19

    National document prepared on developing medicinal plants

    TEHRAN – A national document has been prepared to define perspectives, macro policies, and strategies for technology development in the field of medicinal plants, IRIB reported on Wednesday.

  • Dim the lights for birds at night 2022-05-13 16:15

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Dim the lights for birds at night

    TEHRAN – Iran celebrates World Migratory Birds Day 2022 under the slogan “dim the lights for birds at night.”

  • Release of 1,670 inmates of involuntary crimes in Ramadan 2022-05-11 17:04

    Over 1,600 inmates of involuntary crimes released in Ramadan

    TEHRAN – A total of 1,670 prisoners of unintentional crimes have been released over the holy month of Ramadan (started on April 3 this year), according to the head of the Blood Money Organization.

  • Germany, Norway ready to support Iran improve refugee services 2022-05-11 17:01

    Germany, Norway ready to support Iran improve refugee services

    TEHRAN – The ambassadors of Germany and Norway to Tehran have said the two countries are ready to support Iran in improving services to refugees.

  • Japan seeking to use IRCS volunteer experiences 2022-05-11 16:59

    Japan seeking to use IRCS volunteer experiences

    TEHRAN – Otohiko Hori, Executive Director General for Operations Sector of the Japanese Red Cross Society (JRCS) is seeking to use successful experiences of the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) in volunteer services.

  • Key role of health houses in maintaining quality workforce 2022-05-10 18:04

    Key role of health houses in maintaining quality workforce

    TEHRAN – There are 4,000 health houses in the country, and more than one million workers are covered by the services of these centers, Hojjatollah Abdolmaleki, the minister of cooperatives, labor, and social welfare, has announced.

  • Iran, India to boost fight against narcotics 2022-05-10 18:02

    Iran, India to boost fight against narcotics

    TEHRAN – Majid Karimi, the chief of the Iranian anti-narcotics police, and Satya Narayan Pradhan, the director-general of the Indian Narcotics Control Bureau, discussed further counter-narcotics cooperation.

  • Charity builds 150 schools nationwide 2022-05-10 18:00

    Charity builds 150 schools nationwide

    TEHRAN – Barekat Charity Foundation, affiliated with the Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam, inaugurated 150 schools across the country on Tuesday, IRIB reported.

  • Education Ministry adopts measures for "family and youth support" 2022-05-09 18:23

    Education Ministry adopts measures for "family and youth support"

    TEHRAN – The Ministry of Education has taken steps in line with implementing the "Law on Family and Youth Support", said Zahra Panahi-Rava, an advisor to the ministry for women and family affairs.

  • IFRC praises Iran’s support for refugees amid sanctions 2022-05-09 18:21

    IFRC praises Iran’s support for refugees amid sanctions

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has done its best in providing support to refugees despite U.S. sanctions and international pressures, Francesco Rocca, head of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), said.

  • All immigrants to be vaccinated against polio, measles 2022-05-09 18:19

    All immigrants to be vaccinated against polio, measles

    TEHRAN – All foreign immigrants and refugees under the age of five will be vaccinated against polio and measles.

  • گرد و غبار عراق 2022-05-08 18:34

    Turkey blamed for boom in dust storms into Iran

    TEHRAN - Building several dams over the Aras border river and constructing walls on the zero point of the border by Turkey has led to a spread of sand and dust storms into western and southern parts of Iran, Prosecutor General Mohammad Jafar Montazeri has said.

  • Drought causes $107m damage to environment 2022-05-08 18:34

    Drought causes $107m damage to environment

    TEHRAN – Drought has so far incurred a loss of 28 trillion rials (about $107 million) to the environment, Hassan Akbari, deputy head of natural environment and biodiversity of the Department of Environment, has said.

  • A century of sincere voluntary service 2022-05-08 18:32

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    A century of sincere voluntary service

    TEHRAN – Coinciding with World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day, the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) celebrated its 100th anniversary on May 8.

  • KANS scientific event hosts 20 technological ideas of Islamic world 2022-05-07 18:24

    KANS scientific event hosts 20 technological ideas of Islamic world

    TEHRAN – Some 20 technological ideas of the Islamic world competed in the second edition of the Knowledge Application and Notion for Society (KANS).

  • $15m allocated to restore Gomishan wetland 2022-05-07 18:22

    $15m allocated to restore Gomishan wetland

    TEHRAN – A total of 4 trillion rials (nearly $15 million) has been earmarked to revive the Gomishan international wetland in the northern Golestan province, Mohammad Reza Kanani, head of the provincial department of environment, has announced.

  • 527,000 foreign students educating in Iran 2022-05-07 18:17

    527,000 foreign students educating in Iran

    TEHRAN – Some 527,000 foreign students are studying in Iran, the majority are Afghans and the rest are from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Iraq, and other countries, the deputy minister of education for international affairs and schools abroad, has stated.

  • Flooding hits over 70 cities across Iran 2022-05-06 17:21

    Flooding hits over 70 cities across Iran

    TEHRAN – Flood has stricken 73 cities in 17 provinces across the country over the past ten days, the ISNA news agency reported on Friday.