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  • Birth rate 2021-06-03 01:12

    By Sadeq Lavasani

    Iran's fertility rate alarmingly low

    No more than a decade ago, Iran boasted one of the world's youngest populations all thanks to a baby boom that began in the mid-seventies and reached its peak soon after the revolution of 1979. Millions of Iranian baby boomers are now either reaching middle-age or are well into it.

  • Charity foundation supports treatment of 7,000 infertile couples 2021-04-04 17:42

    Charity foundation supports treatment of 7,000 infertile couples

    TEHRAN – Barekat Charity Foundation, affiliated to Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam, has financially supported 7,000 infertile couples in rural areas to receive necessary treatments.

  • تولد 2021-02-12 16:46

    Birth rate in Iran declines by 5% in 6 months on year

    TEHRAN – The number of births registered in Iran during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 20, 2020) shows a decrease of five percent compared to the same period last year.

  • Reimagining a better future for every child 2020-11-20 19:15

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Reimagining a better future for every child

    TEHRAN – November 20th is an important date as it is the date in 1959 when the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child. It is also the date in 1989 when the UN General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

  • Iran's demographic issue: fertility reaches lowest rate in 8 years 2020-11-11 17:31

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Iran's demographic issue: fertility reaches lowest rate in 8 years

    TEHRAN – The fertility rate in Iran has been declining over the past eight years, the lowest of which was related to the past [Iranian calendar] year (March 2019- March 2020) with the birth rate of 1.2, according to the data recently published by the Statistics Center.

  • International Day of Families 2020-05-18 22:21

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    International Day of Families: population growth needs family-friendly policies

    TEHRAN – Population, development and their consequences are strategic issues that require short-term and long-term policies and planning to be addressed. Due to the declining trend of population growth in Iran, it is better to focus on family-friendly policies.

  • fertility 2019-08-03 15:24

    One in every five Iranian couple is infertile: expert

    TEHRAN - Approximately, from every five Iranian couples, one is infertile, the head of Avicenna fertility center, affiliated to Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, said. 

  • Encouraging large families entails deliberate, sensible policies 2019/05/31

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Encouraging large families entails deliberate, sensible policies

    TEHRAN — While governmental bodies are beset by major, growing worries regarding low birth rate in the country, it is important to formulate and adopt deliberate and sensible policies to address the issue.

  • Iran facing population decline; is it possible to reverse the trend? 2019-05-19 19:57

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Iran facing population decline; is it possible to reverse the trend?

    TEHRAN – Many demographers believe that Iran’s population has started to decline more sharply, one point to consider, however, is that Iran’s population growth rate is similar to today’s world average but substantially lower than its peak a few decades earlier.

  • Iran’s first sexual health and fertility center set up  2019-01-06 22:10

    Iran’s first sexual health and fertility center set up 

    TEHRAN— The first sexual health and fertility center in Iran was established aiming to address related problems and treat conditions leading to infertility, director of the Iranian Neurourology Association has said. 

  • Marriage rates falling by 5% annually, says health official  2018-12-22 21:12

    Marriage rates falling by 5% annually, says health official 

    TEHRAN — The rate of marriage is dropping by 5 percent annually in Iran, director general for population health and family office at the Ministry of Health has said. 

  • Iranian couples usually wait 4.5 years to have first child 2018-07-15 09:01

    Iranian couples usually wait 4.5 years to have first child

    TEHRAN — Iranian couples wait 4.5 years on the average to have their first child, director for the National Institute for Population Studies and Comprehensive Management affiliated to the Ministry of Science has said.