• IRAPEN 2018-11-29 02:16

    IRAPEN ready to launch, aiming to control NCDs 

    TEHRAN- The first phase of IRAPEN, a program for early diagnosis of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), is ready to screen around 3 to 4 million people throughout the country, said Afshin Ostovar, the Health Ministry’s director for NCDs.

  • Statistics from WHO showing deaths from noncommunicable diseases in 2012 per million persons. The redder a country is the more are the number of deaths pertaning to NCDs. 2018-04-24 21:06

    Iran envisages reducing premature deaths caused by NCDs

    TEHRAN — Adopting World Health Organization’s (WHO) Package of Essential Non-communicable (PEN), Iran is anticipating reduction of premature deaths caused by non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by 2025.

  • بیماریهای غیرواگیر 2017-06-30 15:43

    Iran on a fast-track to beating noncommunicable diseases: WHO

    Since the 1960s, the Islamic Republic of Iran’s urban population has tripled and life expectancies have risen. This, however, has increased people’s exposure to tobacco, unhealthy diets, and physical inactivity – among the main risk factors for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), primarily cardiovascular and lung diseases, cancer and diabetes.