HIV

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  • World AIDS Day: 200 HIV counseling centers active across Iran 2019-11-30 17:36

    World AIDS Day: 200 HIV counseling centers active across Iran

    TEHRAN – Some 200 human immunodeficiency viruses (HIV) counseling centers are active across the country which offer training, prevention, control and treatment of AIDS, head of AIDS and sexual disease control department at the Ministry of Health has announced.

  • Behnam Hassanpur acts in a scene from “Monkey”. (Tiwall/Sara Saqafi) 2019-09-16 18:48

    Be tested for HIV to watch “Monkey” on Reza Abdoh

    TEHRAN – Vahid Rahjuy and Hossein Maleki, the directors and writers of “Monkey”, have arranged for theatergoers to be tested for HIV and informed about AIDS voluntarily at no cost before and after watching the play that is about the Iranian-American theater director Reza Abdoh who died of the disease in 1995 at the age of 32.

  • Health Ministry providing services to 12,500 HIV/AIDS patients 2018-12-18 11:00

    Health Ministry providing services to 12,500 HIV/AIDS patients

    TEHRAN — The Iranian Health Ministry is providing healthcare services to some 12,500 patients suffering HIV/AIDS nationwide, head of communicable diseases center at the ministry has said.

  • Mobile testing teams to run HIV/AIDS tests in high-risk neighborhoods  2018-12-15 21:56

    Mobile testing teams to run HIV/AIDS tests in high-risk neighborhoods 

    TEHRAN — Sixteen mobile testing teams will perform HIV/AIDs tests in high-risk neighborhoods, deputy health Minister Alireza Raeisi has said. 

  • HIV 2018-12-04 09:52

    20,000 new HIV cases in Pakistan annually

    TEHRAN _ In an alarming development, Pakistan is registering approximately 20,000 new HIV cases annually, the highest rate among all countries in the region, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

  • Know Your Status 2018-12-01 17:17

    World AIDS Day 2018: ‘Know Your Status’ 

    TEHRAN — The theme for the 2018 World AIDS Day commemoration is “Know Your Status” which brings into spotlight the importance of urging people to know their HIV infection status by getting tested. 

  • Blood transfusion 2018-11-28 17:05

    HIV risk from blood transfusion cut to zero in 16 provinces

    TEHRAN — Risk of getting HIV from blood transfusion in 16 out of 31 provinces was reduced to zero in the last Iranian calendar year (March 2017-March 2018), according to the head of Iranian Blood Transfusion Organization (IBTO).

  • AIDS International Conference 2018-11-22 08:09

    Third international AIDS conference opens in Tehran

    TEHRAN — Third International Conference and the 7th National AIDS Seminar is taking place in Tehran from November 21 to 23, ISNA quoted the conference’s scientific director as saying. 

  • Harm reduction prevents spread of HIV, says official 2018-08-05 08:39

    Harm reduction prevents spread of HIV, says official

    TEHRAN — Harm reduction prevents spread of HIV and will help guarantee a great deal of drug users’ health, head of harm reduction office of Iran’s Welfare Organization has said, ISNA reported on Saturday.

  • Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi (C) at 71st World Health Assembly 2018-05-24 07:28

    Iran running HIV prevention programs for at-risk women, youth

    TEHRAN — Iran is conducting HIV prevention programs to protect vulnerable women and at-risk youth from catching the virus, Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh- Hashemi said on Tuesday.

  • Drop-in, mobile centers to help curb HIV spread in Iran 2017-11-09 08:49

    Drop-in, mobile centers to help curb HIV spread in Iran

    TEHRAN — Drop-in centers (DiC) and HIV mobile centers are set up in Tehran and other cities to prevent HIV epidemic in groups at higher risk for developing the infection, YJC reported on Monday.