Ceremony held to honor volunteer physicians 

January 29, 2019

A ceremony to pay homage to volunteer physicians was held in Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences in Tehran on Monday. 

Hadi Ayyazi, deputy health minister, said during the ceremony that 243 groups of volunteer physicians are offering services nationwide.

Volunteer physicians played a significant role during the 8-year Iran-Iraq war in 1980s and even after war in tragic incidents such as Kermanshah earthquake (November 12, 2017), he highlighted. 

MQ/MG

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