Friday , 20 May 2022

Health and Hygiene

Iran’s Health Officials Raise Alarm over Islamic Medicine: Imam Reza drugs or Holy Mary incense

Radiozamaneh – A phenomenon referred to as “Islamic Medicine” has been rapidly growing in popularity in Iran raising concerns in the Ministry of Health. The ministry has been calling on the Administrative Office of Seminaries to assist the ministry in denying the legitimacy of these services. Reports indicate that a number of members of the clergy have been setting up businesses …

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Rouhanicare: Iranian president’s unsung domestic success

theguardian- When Ali’s father-in-law had a stroke in the Iranian city of Shiraz last year, the 67-year-old shopkeeper was rushed to Namazi hospital, where he received treatment for 20 days, including six days in intensive care. While his father-in-law recovered, Ali turned his mind to how he would pay for the care. He borrowed money to build up a 100m rials …

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Iranian Journalist Loses Eye and Part of His Face to Cancer Untreated While in Prison

CHRI – Iran’s Systematic Denial of Medical Treatment to Prisoners Causes Yet Another Catastrophic Illness Iranian Journalist Alireza Rajaee Prominent journalist Alireza Rajaee had his right eye and part of his jaw removed due to cancer which was left untreated when he was in prison in Iran between 2011 and 2015, his wife told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI). “When …

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One In Four Iranians Suffering From Prediabetes

PayvandNews – While 10 percent of Iranians are diagnosed with diabetes, 25 percent of the population are suffering from prediabetes. “That means if they don’t get treatment, it will lead to type 2 diabetes,” ISNA quoted the deputy health minister Reza Malekzadeh as saying. cartoon by Amin Montazeri, Shargh daily In this case, about one third of Iranians would suffer from the disease in …

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Isfahan’s Healthcare City aims to boost Iran’s medical tourism prospects

PayvandNews -The first phase of an enormous healthcare city was officially inaugurated in the city of Isfahan, central Iran, on Monday as the country avidly seeks to surge its global share of the medical tourism market. Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh-Hashemi accompanied by several provincial officials cut the ribbon on Isfahan Healthcare City which is comprised of orthopedic, obstetrics and gynecology …

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Tehran City Councilors Set Sights On Cleaner Sky

PayvandNews — As evidence displays, the capital’s air pollution and traffic congestion are amongst the main concerns of the newly-elected Tehran City Council.  During the first session of the fifth Tehran City Council on Wednesday, the chairman Mohsen Hashemi highlighted the need for following-up on different urban management plans with the aim of reducing traffic congestion and decreasing air pollution in …

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Health Tourism Could Fetch Iran 7 Billion Dollars A Year

PayvandNews – The Iranian minister of cooperatives, labor and social welfare has said that the country has a potential to earn $7 billion in revenues through attracting one million health tourists on a yearly basis. Relative wallet-friendly services can be considered as the main advantage of medical tourism in Iran, Ali Rabiei said in an address to an international conference held …

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Iran starts construction of ion therapy center

PayvandNews – Iran began building its National Ion Therapy Center with Austrian help on Monday, in a 200 million Euros project which follow the country’s landmark nuclear deal with six world powers in July 2015. Senior Iranian officials, including nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, appeared at the launching ceremony for the five-year project with …

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British grandfather begins seventh year in notorious Iran jail

telegraph -A British-Iranian grandfather will be entering his seventh year in prison for alleged espionage charges in Iran, his family said. Kamal Foroughi, a 77-year-old oil and gas company consultant, was detained in 2011 before being convicted of espionage and possessing alcohol two years later. Friday marks six years since the detention of Mr Foroughi, who strenuously maintains his innocence. The …

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Iran biobank holds biospecimens from 6 countries

PayvandNews – Foreign biological specimens from six countries including Spain and India are being held under optimum conditions at Iranian Biological Research Center, the IBRC director said Monday. Iranian Biological Research Center (IBRC) Director of the Iranian Biological Research Center (IBRC), Abolhassan Shahzadeh Fazli, told MNA that currently 33,000 biospecimen in 27 collections are being held at the center, adding each year …

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