Friday , 30 October 2020

Health and Hygiene

“Hey sister! Do you sell your kidney?”

Radiozmaneh – My name is Sarah. I’m 23, and I live in Northern Iran with my mother and my younger sister. Those who have visited villages in Gilan province, know that most people living in this breathtakingly beautiful, rich nature are poverty-stricken. Even those who own a piece of land or a rice paddy, are idle for at least six …

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How to Understand Soaring Rates of Bipolar Disorder in Iran

madinamerica.com – Iran witnessed a dramatic growth in the diagnosis of Bipolar Spectrum Disorder (BSD) over the last few decades. This has been accompanied by a rise in the prescription of mood stabilizers and other drugs. A new study in Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry investigates the conditions underlying this rise in diagnosis and the accompanying controversies. The researchers, Fahimeh Mianji and Laurence …

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Alarming Rise of Inmates contracting Coronavirus in Southwest Iran

Iran-HRM – The coronavirus is spreading quickly in Sheyban Prison of Ahvaz as the number of inmates has risen in the past month, deteriorating hygienic conditions at the prison. The number of inmates contracting COVID-19 in the prison has jumped up in recent months. Following the March protests over COVID-19 safety fears in Sepidar and Sheyban prisons in Ahvaz, Khuzestan province, most …

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Jailed Iranian Human Rights Defender Ends Hunger Strike As Health Deteriorates

Radiofarda – Jailed Iranian human rights advocate Nasrin Sotoudeh has ended her hunger strike due to deteriorating health, her husband Reza Khandan said on social media on September 26. Sotoudeh had been on a hunger strike in Tehran’s Evin prison since August 11 to protest the risk that political prisoners in Iran face amid the coronavirus pandemic. On September 19, she was …

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Official Coronavirus Death Toll In Iran Exceeds 25,000

Radiofarda – With the reported death of 175 COVID-19 victims over the course of one day, the official coronavirus death toll in Iran exceeded 25,000 people, the country’s Ministry of Health announced on Thursday, September 24. In her daily report on Thursday, spokeswoman for the Ministry of Health Sima Sadat Lari announced the identification of 3,521 new patients and noted …

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Coronavirus: Iran records 3,521 COVID-19 cases, death toll rises above 25,000

Al-Arabia – Iran’s death toll from the novel coronavirus rose by 175 to 25,015 on Thursday, the highest in the Middle East, with the total number of identified cases spiking to 436,319 in the country, according to health ministry. For more coronavirus news, visit our dedicated page. Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari told state TV that 3,521 new cases were …

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Hospitalised Sotoudeh Back In Jail: Husband

Radiofarda – Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, who was hospitalised after going on hunger strike for over 40 days, has been returned to prison “without any medical intervention”, her husband said Wednesday. “This evening, after 5 days of confinement in Taleghani hospital (Tehran), Nasrin was returned to prison in the worst of physical conditions without any medical intervention,” Reza …

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