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  • Medicinal herbs effective in COVID-19 treatment hit markets Today 16:26

    Medicinal herbs effective in COVID-19 treatment hit markets

    TEHRAN – Twenty medicinal herbs effective in COVID-19 treatment have been licensed by the Food and Drug Administration, 10 of which were commercialized, Nafiseh Hosseini Yekta the director of the Iranian Medicine Office of the Ministry of Health, has announced.

  • ایران پاکستان 2022-05-25 17:24

    Tehran, Islamabad seeking further cooperation in health sector

    TEHRAN - Iran and Pakistan on Wednesday decided to form a joint working group to explore opportunities for strengthening cooperation in this area.

  • Health minister 2022-05-25 17:10

    U.S. sanctions failed to affect successful coronavirus fight: minister

    TEHRAN – The cruel U.S. sanctions and global arrogance against Iran did not hinder the country's success in controlling the coronavirus, as people rushed to the aid of the health system, Health Minister Bahram Einollahi has said.

  • The Global Soil Partnership 2022-05-25 17:09

    Iran plans to enhance technical cooperation with GSP

    TEHRAN – Iran has the necessary planning and coordination on the agenda to improve the quantity and quality of technical cooperation with the Global Soil Partnership (GSP), Fariborz Abbasi, the deputy agriculture minister for water and soil, has said.

  • International Movement Festival 2022-05-25 17:08

    Intl. scientific festival announces winners

    TEHRAN – The 14th International Festival of Movement, aiming to introduce the top scientific achievements of students, announced winners at the closing ceremony on Tuesday.

  • Iranians help the needy by $15m almsgiving 2022-05-24 20:30

    Iranians help the needy by $15m almsgiving

    TEHRAN – Iranians gave alms amounting to 4.8 trillion rials (nearly $15 million) to help the poor over the past [Iranian calendar] year (March 2021-March 2022), IRNA reported.

  • Iran, Qatar to increase health co-op in World Cup 2022-05-24 18:51

    Iran, Qatar to increase health co-op in World Cup

    TEHRAN – Iranian Health Minister Bahram Einollahi and his Qatari counterpart Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari discussed ways to strengthen cooperation during the 2022 World Cup, ISNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Water level of dams drop by 8% 2022-05-24 18:49

    Water level of dams drop by 8%

    TEHRAN – The total volume of water in dam reservoirs experienced an 8 percent decrease since the beginning of the current water year (September 23, 2021), compared to the same period last year.

  • Tobacco threatens our health, environment 2022-05-24 18:46

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Tobacco threatens our health, environment

    TEHRAN – The "Tobacco, a threat to our health and the environment" campaign was launched by the Ministry of Health to mark the World No Tobacco Day.

  • F7 jet crash 2022-05-24 11:29

    F7 jet crashes in central Iran, killing two pilots

    TEHRAN - An F7 fighter jet crashed near Anarak, the central province of Isfahan, at 8:00 local time on Tuesday, killing its two pilots.

  • ریزش ساختمان ۱۰ طبقه در آبادان 2022-05-23 17:30

    5 dead, tens injured as building collapses in southwest Iran

    TEHRAN – At least five people have lost their lives and 27 others have been injured when parts of an unfinished 10-story building in Abadan, southwestern Khuzestan province, collapsed on Monday afternoon.

  • No cases of monkeypox detected in Iran 2022-05-23 16:53

    No cases of monkeypox detected in Iran

    TEHRAN – No cases of monkeypox have so far been reported in Iran, the head of the public relations of the Ministry of Health, has said.

  • Interior Ministry, Housing Foundation to expand rural development 2022-05-23 16:31

    Interior Ministry, Housing Foundation to expand rural development

    TEHRAN – The Ministry of Interior and the Housing Foundation of the Islamic Revolution signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to enhance rural development, IRNA reported on Sunday.

  • Investment in top nanotechnology projects to gather pace 2022-05-23 16:29

    Investment in top nanotechnology projects to gather pace

    TEHRAN – The Nanotechnology Innovation Council and the Technology and Innovation Exchange Network (InnoTEN), in collaboration with the private sector, have announced a call for funding top nanotechnology-based energy industry projects.

  • Iran prepared for dealing with any virus threat: health minister 2022-05-23 16:27

    Iran prepared for dealing with any virus threat: health minister

    TEHRAN – Iranian Health Minister Bahram Einollahi has said the country’s infrastructure for producing coronavirus vaccines is so efficient that can be used to deal with any other virus threats.

  • Employment development through nanotechnology 2022-05-22 16:55

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Employment development through nanotechnology

    TEHRAN – Unemployment of university graduates is one of the most important social issues in the country, which can be overcome with the help of knowledge-based nanotechnology companies.

  • Iran’s success in controlling coronavirus to spotlight World Health Assembly 2022-05-22 16:51

    Iran’s success in controlling coronavirus to spotlight World Health Assembly

    TEHRAN – The successful experience of the Islamic Republic of Iran in controlling the coronavirus pandemic will be made known in the seventy-fifth session of the World Health Assembly, Health Minister Bahram Einollahi has said.

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  • Women heads of households 2022-05-21 16:35

    Some $45m allotted to empower women heads of households

    TEHRAN – A total budget of 13 trillion rials (nearly $44.8 million) has been earmarked to empower women heads of households under the coverage of the Welfare Organization, the deputy head of the Organization, has said.

  • Endangered Species Day 2022-05-21 16:28

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Our life depends on species, ecosystems

    TEHRAN – More than 10,000 vertebrate species are pushed to extinction, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List. The continuing loss of species, habitats, and ecosystems also threatens all living creatures on earth, including humans.

  • Foreign students 2022-05-21 16:27

    Conditions improve for foreign nationals studying in Iran

    TEHRAN – Health insurance coverage, longer residency, shorter visa processing time, and awarding exemplary students are among the conditions provided for foreign nationals studying in Iran, the deputy minister of science for foreign affairs, has stated.

  • Intl. meeting on SDS control to be held in Tehran 2022-05-20 18:04

    Intl. meeting on SDS control to be held in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Tehran will host an international meeting on controlling sand and dust storms (SDSs) in July, with the presence of the ministers of 12 countries that give rise to the highest amount of dust, IRNA reported.

  • A two-year-old girl who suffered brain death and donated two kidneys and a liver at Masih Daneshvari Hospital in Tehran, on January 18, 2014. 2022-05-20 18:01

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Organ donation: dead or alive?

    TEHRAN – Making a decision for a brain-dead member is one of the toughest conditions for a family, but it would be easier if they feel to spare other families awaiting an organ transplant the pain of losing a child or to keep alive the memory of their loved one.

  • Parvaneh Vossough 2022-05-20 16:39

    Parvaneh Vossough, an epitome of humanitarian devotion

    The late Prof. Parvaneh Vossough, a pioneer of modern pediatric hematology and oncology in Iran, and one of the foremost global authorities in pediatric oncology, devoted her entire life voluntarily to those in need of her knowledge, experience, and guidance.

  • ‘Family Doctors–Always There to Care’ 2022-05-18 18:42

    By Ebrahim Noori-Goushki

    ‘Family Doctors–Always There to Care’

    We wish you a happy family doctor's day, May 19. The World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) has declared May 19th as World Family Doctor Day since 2010.

  • Traffic-related fatalities increase by 9% 2022-05-18 18:25

    Traffic-related fatalities increase by 9%

    TEHRAN – Traffic-related accidents have claimed the lives of 16,778 Iranians during the past [Iranian calendar] year (March 2021- March 2022), which shows an increase of 9 percent compared to the same period last year, according to the Legal Medicine Organization.

  • By Faranak Bakhtiari 2022-05-18 18:01

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Stay young Iran!

    TEHRAN – While celebrating the national population week, starting May 14, the country is experiencing below-replacement fertility and soon hosting an aging population. Is it possible to stay young?

  • Paragliders in Iran 2022-05-18 16:51

    Paragliders in Iran

    TEHRAN – Some 70 pilots have participated in paragliding competition in Darrud, Razavi Khorasan Province, located in northeastern Iran.

  • Iran, Slovakia to enhance pharmaceutical, medical co-op 2022-05-17 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 2022-05-17 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.