Iran’s commitment to universal health coverage

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  • Iran highly efficient in hypertension control: study 2021-09-03 16:00

    Iran highly efficient in hypertension control: study

    TEHRAN – A study by Iranian researchers shows that expanding universal health coverage (UHC) and strengthening primary care has been significantly effective in treatment and blood pressure control in some middle-income countries, including Iran, over the past three decades.

  • Free medical services for people aged over 65 2021-03-13 17:24

    Free medical services for people aged over 65

    TEHRAN – Patients over the age of 65 can receive free inpatient services in state-run hospitals across the country, the IRIB news agency reported on Saturday.

  • 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 acknowledges Iran’s commitment to universal health coverage 2019-12-16 18:30

    WHO acknowledges Iran’s commitment to universal health coverage

    TEHRAN – Christoph Hamelmann, World Health Organization (WHO) Representative in Iran, has acknowledged Iran’s efforts toward promotion of universal health coverage.