Malaria

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  • WHO considering malaria eradication certificate for Iran 2021-04-25 17:08

    WHO considering malaria eradication certificate for Iran

    TEHRAN – Iran has not had any indigenous cases of malaria for three years in a row, so the World Health Organization is considering granting a certificate of malaria eradication to the country, Mohammad Mehdi Gooya, head of the health ministry's center for infectious diseases, has said.

  • Pakistan responsible for 363 malaria patients in Sistan-Baluchestan 2020-10-19 18:01

    Pakistan responsible for 363 malaria patients in Sistan-Baluchestan

    TEHRAN – Some 363 patients infected with malaria have been identified in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21), all of whom had visited Pakistan.

  • Iran taking final step toward malaria elimination 2020-04-26 16:53

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Iran taking final step toward malaria elimination

    TEHRAN – Iran has not had any indigenous cases of malaria for two years in a row, and if the country’s passes this year with no indigenous cases, the World Health Organization will grant it a certificate of malaria eradication, Ahmad Raeisi, head of the Malaria control department of the Ministry of Health, has stated.

  • Malaria 2019-07-28 19:25

    No cases of malaria in Iran since March 2018

    TEHRAN – There have been no cases of malaria reported in Iran since the past Iranian calendar year 1397 (started March 2018) until the third month of the current year (ended July 22), Ahmad Raeisi, head of the health ministry’s malaria control and prevention bureau, has said.

  • malaria 2019-05-24 21:12

    Malaria, still a challenge in Sistan-Baluchestan

    TEHRAN- Malaria is still a challenge in some parts of Iran, especially in Sistan-Baluchestan Province, said Dr. Christoph Hamelmann, World Health Organization (WHO) Representative in Iran.

  • malaria 2019-04-17 23:40

    Risk of malaria in flood-stricken areas

    TEHRAN- There is a risk of malaria incidence in the near future in Hormozgan province and Sistan-Baluchestan province in the aftermath of the flash flood, said Ghasem Janbabai, the deputy health minister for medical care and education. 

  • WHO lauds Iran for nearing total eradiction of malaria 2018-11-04 10:27

    WHO lauds Iran for nearing total eradiction of malaria

    TEHRAN — The World Health Organization (WHO) has praised Iran’s efforts and accomplishments towards elimination of malaria.