non-communicable diseases

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  • Plan to lower high blood pressure to start nationally: minister 2019-04-26 23:35

    Plan to lower high blood pressure to start nationally: minister

    TEHRAN — National plan to lower high blood pressure among Iranians will go into effect on May 17 concurrent with World Hypertension Day, Health Minister Saeed Namaki has said.

  • Free dental services available at 60,000 elementary schools 2019-03-04 21:52

    Free dental services available at 60,000 elementary schools

    TEHRAN — As per a scheme dental care services were offered at 60,000 elementary schools nationwide, director of dental care at Ministry of Health has said.

  • 57% of Iranians insufficiently active: deputy health minister  2019-02-18 21:45

    57% of Iranians insufficiently active: deputy health minister 

    TEHRAN — Prevalence of insufficient physical activity is about 57 percent in Iran, deputy health minister Baqer Larijani has said. 

  • 100 diabetes care centers set up in Iran  2019-01-21 22:19

    100 diabetes care centers set up in Iran 

    TEHRAN— In the current Iranian calendar year (starting on March 21, 2018), some 100 diabetes care centers have been established in 60 universities of medical sciences nationwide, Mehdi Shadnoush, head of the Health Ministry's management center for transplantation and special diseases has said.

  • “DiaCare” national diabetes survey to get underway in Iran  2019-01-20 20:54

    “DiaCare” national diabetes survey to get underway in Iran 

    TEHRAN — A national diabetes survey entitled “DiaCare” will come on stream in Iran, aiming to combat and prevent the adverse effects of non-communicable disease, Afshin Ostovar, the Health Ministry’s director for non-communicable diseases has said. 

  • Air pollution leading contributor to NCDs 2018-11-22 10:47

    Air pollution leading contributor to NCDs

    TEHRAN – Air pollution is the second most common cause of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) which has a high correlation with heart and brain stroke, diabetes and many respiratory diseases, deputy Health Minister has said.

  • Ministry of Health to implement plans responding elderly unmet needs 2018-10-28 09:50

    Ministry of Health to implement plans meeting elderly’s needs

    TEHRAN – The Ministry of Health is developing and implementing various short-term and long-term plans to respond to the needs of elderly citizens, deputy health minister for nursing has said.

  • Diabetes accounts for 9% of health sector’s total costs 2018-10-06 17:01

    Diabetes accounts for 9% of health sector’s total costs

    TEHRAN – Diabetes is responsible for some 9 percent of the total costs spent in the country’s health sector, deputy director for the Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) Committee has said.

  • WHO EMRO Regional director to visit Iran 2018-09-08 00:40

    WHO EMRO Regional director to visit Iran

    TEHRAN — Ahmed Al-Mandhari, World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office (EMRO), will visit Iran, the deputy health minister for international affairs has said.

  • Prevention and control of NCDs high on agenda: minister 2018-07-21 09:11

    Prevention and control of NCDs high on agenda: minister

    TEHRAN — Prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is high on agenda for the Ministry of Health and “we” should educate and empower people to decrease the diseases, Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh-Hashemi has said.

  • Non-communicable diseases cause 82% of deaths 2018-07-02 11:20

    Non-communicable diseases cause 82% of deaths in Iran

    TEHRAN – Some 82 percent of deaths in Iran are linked with the main types of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), said deputy health minister for nursing.

  • Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences Chancellor Mohammad Aqajani 2018-06-26 17:41

    Iranian traditional medicine can beat non-communicable diseases

    TEHRAN – The Iranian traditional medicine has already gained the capability of treating non-communicable diseases (NCDs), Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences chancellor has said.

  • Body mass index (BMI) 2018-05-28 02:47

    Deaths related to overweight, obesity more than double in Iran

    TEHRAN — Deaths linked with overweight and obesity have seen a twofold increase in Iran between 1990 and 2015, Reza Malekzadeh, deputy health minister, has said.

  • Statistics from WHO showing deaths from noncommunicable diseases in 2012 per million persons. The redder a country is the more are the number of deaths pertaning to NCDs. 2018-04-24 21:06

    Iran envisages reducing premature deaths caused by NCDs

    TEHRAN — Adopting World Health Organization’s (WHO) Package of Essential Non-communicable (PEN), Iran is anticipating reduction of premature deaths caused by non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by 2025.

  • Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi is delivering a speech in WHO headquarters in Geneva in June 2017./ Photo by IRNA 2018-02-17 19:44

    Iran health minister appointed WHO commissioner on NCDs

    TEHRAN — Iranian Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh-Hashemi has recently been appointed as the World Health Organization’s commissioner for Independent Global High-level Commission on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs).

  • Global Conference on Noncommunicable diseases 2017-10-20 19:49

    Health a necessity for vibrant society: Rouhani

    TEHRAN — Giving priority to health is necessary for creating effective policies in moving towards a vibrant society, said President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday.

  • بیماریهای غیرواگیر 2017-06-30 15:43

    Iran on a fast-track to beating noncommunicable diseases: WHO

    Since the 1960s, the Islamic Republic of Iran’s urban population has tripled and life expectancies have risen. This, however, has increased people’s exposure to tobacco, unhealthy diets, and physical inactivity – among the main risk factors for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), primarily cardiovascular and lung diseases, cancer and diabetes.

  • CCU 2017-02-22 17:58

    24-7 program reduces heart disease deaths

    TEHRAN — A heart care program, dubbed 24-7, which is being conducted within the framework of a national document to curb non-communicable diseases in Iran has reduced deaths caused by heart attacks, deputy health minister said on Wednesday.

  • 12 MQ-2.jpg 2016-10-07 17:50

    4 diseases to cost the world $1tr by 2025: WHO advisor

    TEHRAN — Cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes, and pulmonary diseases are four non-communicable diseases which will incur some $1 trillion loss to the world by 2025, an Iranian advisor to the World Health Organization has said.