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  • Iran, Australia share experience on fight against coronavirus, wildfires 2020-07-07 17:58

    Iran, Australia share experience on fight against coronavirus, wildfires

    TEHRAN – Karim Hemmati, the head of the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS), and Lyndall Sachs, the Australian Ambassador to Iran, discussed ways to expand cooperation through exchanging experience on battling COVID-19 and wildfires.

  • 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.

  • Kindergartens reopen after 4 months of lockdown 2020-06-15 17:16

    Kindergartens reopen after 4 months of lockdown

    TEHRAN – After four-months of lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak, kindergartens across the country began their activities observing social distancing rules and health protocols, Mehr reported.

  • Why COVID-19 claims fewer lives in Iran compared to many other countries? 2020-06-09 19:26

    Why COVID-19 claims fewer lives in Iran compared to many other countries?

    TEHRAN – Fortunately, compared to many countries in the world, the mortality rate of coronavirus in Iran is significantly lower than in many developed countries, Ehsan Mostafavi, director of the research center for emerging and re-emerging diseases of the Pasteur Institute of Iran has said.

  • World Milk Day: drink healthy milk, fight coronavirus 2020-05-30 21:17

    World Milk Day: drink healthy milk, fight coronavirus

    TEHRAN – The Ministry of Health has called on people to join celebrating the World Milk Day 2020 with the slogan “drink healthy milk, fight coronavirus”.

  • ‘Sympathetic Iran’ donates $35m to families affected by COVID-19 2020-05-27 22:07

    ‘Sympathetic Iran’ donates $35m to families affected by COVID-19

    TEHRAN – A national campaign called Iran-e Hamdel (literally meaning sympathetic Iran) has collected 1.5 trillion rials (nearly $35 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) to help the financially struggling families affected by the coronavirus outbreak.

  • Dr. Christoph Hamelmann 2020-05-26 18:35

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Learning from each other – Iran’s COVID-19 experiences should be shared: WHO’s Hamelmann

    TEHRAN – Iran is benefiting from strengths in fighting against the coronavirus epidemic, including strong primary health care system, production surge in a reasonable time, and multisectoral response, WHO Representative in Iran, Dr. Christoph Hamelmann, said in an exclusive interview with the Tehran Times.

  • Laylat al-Qadr 2020-05-16 23:22

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Why Iran, unlike others, held mass prayers successfully amid pandemic?

    TEHRAN – With the onset of the coronavirus outbreak, the governments around the world announced restrictions on social and religious gatherings, but some religious people started to violate the rules endangering others’ lives. However, Iranians reacted positively and observed health protocols outlined by the government standards even during Ahya nights.

  • Health ministry gets $995m to counter COVID-19 2020-05-15 16:02

    Health ministry gets $995m to counter COVID-19

    TEHRAN – The Ministry of Health has received 41 trillion rials (over $995 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) to combat the coronavirus pandemic throughout the country, IRNA news agency reported on Friday.

  • Iran, Russia enhance cooperation in fight against coronavirus 2020-05-13 18:07

    Iran, Russia to enhance cooperation in fight against coronavirus

    TEHRAN – Iranian Health Minister Saeed Namaki and his Russian counterpart Mikhail Albertovich Murashko discussed ways to enhance cooperation in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Iran’s social, religious unity ‘a world model for coronavirus response’ 2020-05-10 21:10

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Iran’s social, religious unity ‘a world model for coronavirus response’

    TEHRAN – Iran could considerably reduce COVID-19 infections and death toll since the onset of the outbreak, the reason behind which is mainly social and religious unity among Iranians that can be run as a role model anywhere in the world, Alireza Marandi, head of Iran’s Academy of Medical Sciences has said.

  • Germany imports Iranian-made COVID-19 test kits 2020-05-05 17:54

    Germany imports Iranian-made COVID-19 test kits

    TEHRAN – A consignment of COVID-19 diagnostic kits manufactured by an Iranian knowledge-based company has been exported to Germany.

  • Coronavirus brought healthcare reforms into sharp focus 2020-05-05 00:16

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Coronavirus brought healthcare reforms into sharp focus

    TEHRAN – The coronavirus outbreak proved that one-dimensional health systems cannot survive from health-threatening crises, which occur every few years in the form of infectious diseases, a mere view of treatment is not enough, so that the need for healthcare reforms should be brought into sharp focus.

  • Flight to return Iranians from Austria amid coronavirus 2020-05-03 20:01

    Flight to return Iranians from Austria amid coronavirus

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Embassy in Vienna has issued a statement announcing that “a flight will be launched to return Iranians living in Austria and its neighboring countries, following the outbreak of COVID-19.”

  • Official warns of second, third waves of coronavirus 2020-05-02 19:06

    Official warns of second, third waves of coronavirus

    TEHRAN – Mohammad Reza Shanehsaz, head of the Food and Drug Administration, has warned that the nation needs to prepare for a 'second and third wave' of coronavirus in October and November until a vaccine is developed.

  • Building resilient cities, a post-coronavirus necessity 2020-04-27 18:04

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Building resilient cities, a post-coronavirus necessity

    TEHRAN – When a global disaster spreads out in the form of coronavirus pandemic, how communities will survive the aftermath crosses everyone’s mind, However, how can one particular intervention succeed in strengthening a city against epidemics and disasters?

  • Venezuela seeking Iran's experience in fighting coronavirus 2020-04-26 16:49

    Venezuela seeking Iran's experience in fighting coronavirus

    TEHRAN – The Venezuelan deputy health minister Maria Gabriela Castillo has said her country is seeking to use Iran's successful experiences in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, IRNA reported on Sunday.

  • National scheme launched to support the deprived during Ramadan 2020-04-24 18:18

    National scheme launched to support the deprived during Ramadan

    TEHRAN – A national scheme called “Faithful Aid” was launched across the country on Thursday with the aim of supporting vulnerable groups during the holy month of Ramadan and helping low-income families amid the coronavirus outbreak.

  • Iran ready to offer COVID-19 diagnostic system free of charge 2020-04-19 19:47

    Iran ready to offer COVID-19 diagnostic system free of charge

    TEHRAN – The Iranian research institute for information and communication technology has announced it is ready to provide the homegrown system for diagnosing the novel coronavirus with more than 97 percent accuracy for free to medical and research centers around the world.

  • Over 63 Iranian health workers martyred in fight against coronavirus 2020-04-18 20:00

    Over 63 Iranian health workers martyred in fight against coronavirus

    TEHRAN – Over 63 health workers have lost their lives in the fight against the coronavirus so far, Health Ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour said on Saturday.

  • Coronavirus crisis: a time for lasting togetherness 2020-04-18 19:02

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Coronavirus crisis: a time for lasting togetherness

    TEHRAN – In the wake of coronavirus, many people have faced difficulty earning income or finding self-protective products due to lock-down measures, but benefactors stood up and volunteering opportunities cropped up, which highly reflects that togetherness never ends.

  • All-Iranian anti-corona products to hit market within month 2020-04-15 22:57

    All-Iranian anti-corona products to hit market within month

    TEHRAN – Iranian-made medical items will be soon mass-produced and hit the market within the next month, Babak Shokri, vice chancellor of Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences has stated.

  • Iranian province to follow South Korea in coronavirus combat 2020-04-15 00:15

    Iranian province to follow South Korea in coronavirus combat

    TEHRAN – Experts in Iran’s northern Mazandaran province have prepared a plan based on a successful model implemented in South Korea to counter the coronavirus epidemic.

  • Knowledge-based companies pushing for ‘surge in production’ 2020-04-13 20:35

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Knowledge-based companies pushing for ‘surge in production’

    TEHRAN – Iran has developed plans to support and empower knowledge-based companies as a step forward to materialize the goal of a surge in production, as the economy is grappling with the coronavirus predicament.

  • Iran confirms 71,686 infections, 4,474 deaths 2020-04-12 14:59

    Coronavirus: Iran confirms 71,686 infections, 4,474 deaths

    TEHRAN- The total number of people diagnosed with the coronavirus in Iran has reached 71,686 of whom 4,474 have died and 43,894 recovered.

  • Iran is unrivaled in Middle East for anti-corona measures: VP 2020-04-11 18:54

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Iran is unrivaled in Middle East for anti-corona measures: VP

    TEHRAN – Sourena Sattari, Vice President for Science and Technology, has said that Iran’s technological measures in the fight against coronavirus is unrivaled among the Middle Eastern countries.

  • dedicated medics on frontline fighting the invisible enemy 2020-04-07 18:48

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    World Health Day: dedicated medics on frontline fighting the invisible enemy

    TEHRAN – This time, medical professionals have gone far to help patients afflicted by the coronavirus, so the least we can do is supporting them and paying tribute to those putting themselves at risk battling against a dangerous enemy which is not even visible.

  • COVID-19 crisis: washing hands for 20 seconds, not wasting water for 20 seconds 2020-04-05 17:08

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    COVID-19 crisis: washing hands for 20 seconds, not wasting water for 20 seconds

    TEHRAN – These days, it is strictly recommended to wash our hands for 20 seconds as a great step to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, but unfortunately many leave the tap running at the same time. This issue poses the greatest threat to the environment.

  • Iranian-made COVID-19 diagnostic system unveiled 2020-04-04 16:52

    Iranian-made COVID-19 diagnostic system unveiled

    TEHRAN – The first Iranian-made system for diagnosing the novel coronavirus with more than 97 percent accuracy was unveiled on Saturday, ISNA reported on Saturday.

  • Iran’s fight against COVID-19 to improve noticeably in coming days: health minister 2020-04-04 01:00

    Iran’s fight against COVID-19 to improve noticeably in coming days: health minister

    TEHRAN – As more new cases of the coronavirus infection are identified in the country, those undergone treatments will improve and Iran’s situation in fight against the pandemic will improve noticeably in coming days, Health Minister Saeed Namaki has announced.