aging population

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  • Aging population: a crisis bigger than coronavirus 2020-10-04 19:06

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Aging population: a crisis bigger than coronavirus

    TEHRAN – According to official statistics, Iran will be the oldest country in the world by the next 30 years. This will bring up many individual and social consequences both in national and international arenas even bigger than the coronavirus crisis.

  • Let's care more for our elderly during coronavirus 2020-09-29 18:03

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Let's care more for our elderly during coronavirus

    TEHRAN – Many people around the world, particularly the elderly, are suffering from impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • ‘Iran to have oldest population in region by 2050’ 2019-09-28 18:43

    ‘Iran to have oldest population in region by 2050’

    TEHRAN – Iran will be home to the largest aging population in the region by the next three decades due to the large proportion of citizens aged over 35 years who are expected to be over 65 years old by 2050, the deputy health minister said.

  • Low birth rate unprecedented over past three decades 2019-08-07 18:34

    Low birth rate unprecedented over past three decades

    TEHRAN – Iran’s birth rate has been declining since last year up to now, which was unprecedented over the past three decades, head of committee on population studies affiliated to the Supreme Council of the Cultural Revolution has stated.

  • elder abuse 2019-01-31 00:44

    Elder abuse in Iran at 56.4%: survey

    TEHRAN- A research surveying 3,436 Iranian elders over a ten-year period from 2005 to 2015 revealed that elder abuse in the country stands at around 56.4%, the Iranian Research Center on Aging reported. 

  • Iran’s first geriatrics clinic to be inaugurated  2019-01-28 21:04

    Iran’s first geriatrics clinic to be inaugurated 

    TEHRAN— The first geriatrics specialty clinic in Iran will be inaugurated by the end of the current Iranian calendar month (Feb. 19) in Semnan province, Semnan University of Medical Sciences chancellor has said.

  • 700,000 add to Iran’s aging population annually 2018-12-23 21:26

    700,000 add to Iran’s aging population annually

    TEHRAN – The older person’s population will grow three-fold within the next 30 years in Iran, as some 700,000 people are added to the aging population of over 60 each year, head of the secretariat national council of the elderly has said.