Iran's primary healthcare system

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  • National health week aims at “building a fairer, healthier world” 2021-04-13 17:47

    National health week aims at “building a fairer, healthier world”

    TEHRAN – The national health week will be celebrated on April 21-27 under the theme of “building a fairer, healthier world”, concurrent with the World Health Day, IRNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Healthcare’s share of national budget surges twofold 2021-01-22 16:49

    Healthcare’s share of national budget surges twofold

    TEHRAN – The national budget bill for the next calendar year (starting on March 20) has proposed 1.5 quadrillion rials (around $35 billion at the official rate of 42,000 rials) for the healthcare system, a more than twofold increase compared to the current year’s budget of 700 trillion rials (nearly $16 billion).

  • Jafar Sadeq Tabrizi 2020-07-04 23:03

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Health network playing a key role in fighting coronavirus

    TEHRAN - Jafar Sadeq Tabrizi, the director of health network department at the Ministry of Health, has said the health network has been playing a key role in fighting the coronavirus pandemic mostly through holding seminars, equipping medical centers, and implementing screening tests and family physician programs across the country.

  • Dr. Mohammad Hossein Nicknam, Immunologist in Tehran University of Medical Sciences 2020-06-19 18:53

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Comprehensive health network: Iran's commitment to universal health coverage

    TEHRAN – Iran has gone far to establish a Primary Health Care (PHC) system in 1981, now covering a population of approximately 82 million rural and urban residents, is considered a great step towards universal health coverage, Dr. Mohammad Hossein Nicknam, Immunologist in Tehran University of Medical Sciences in an exclusive interview told the Tehran Times.

  • WHO lauds Iran’s “Each Home a Health Center” scheme 2020-06-01 18:32

    WHO lauds Iran’s “Each Home a Health Center” scheme

    TEHRAN – Christoph Hamelmann, World Health Organization’s representative to Iran, has praised a scheme called “Each Home a Health Center” launched in Iran to promote public health literacy and improve health culture in the society.