childhood obesity

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  • Comprehensive plan underway to control obesity among students 2020-11-01 20:15

    Comprehensive plan underway to control obesity among students

    TEHRAN – The Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education are implementing a comprehensive plan aimed at controlling obesity among students nationwide.

  • Over 5 million health ambassadors trained in Iran 2019-10-02 18:54

    Over 5 million health ambassadors trained in Iran

    TEHRAN – Over 5 million health ambassadors have been trained and educated in the country to help eliminate diseases or reduce the burden of illnesses on the society, head of education and promotion affairs at the Ministry of Health has announced.

  • ‘Childhood obesity rate worryingly soars in Iran’ 2019-03-16 21:44

    ‘Childhood obesity rate worryingly soars in Iran’

    TEHRAN — Childhood obesity is on the rise in the country alarmingly and it can be prevented by healthy diet and increased physical activity among children, director of the Health Ministry's nutrition office, Zahra Abdollahi, has said.

  • 65% of Iranian population overweight, obese 2018-12-23 21:31

    65% of Iranian population overweight, obese

    TEHRAN – Obesity and overweight have affected about 65 percent of the country’s population, while physical inactivity is the main reason behind, the Health Ministry’s director for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) has said.

  • Fatty liver disease affects over 30% of population 2018-10-03 17:37

    Fatty liver disease affects over 30% of population

    TEHRAN – Hepatic steatosis or non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), an important non-communicable disease, has affected 30 percent of the population in Iran, member of the research center for gastroenterology and liver diseases at University of Tehran has said.

  • ‘Iranian children grew taller in last 2 decades’ 2018-09-11 23:58

    ‘Iranian children grew taller in last 2 decades’

    TEHRAN – While 20 percent of Iranian children have been shorter than usual, the number has decreased to 4 percent over the past two decades, which indicates that children are currently taller than before, an official with the Ministry of Health has said.