• وزیر بهداشت قاضی زاده هاشمی - کراپ‌شده 2018-05-23 11:35

    Health min.:

    Ignoring wars like Gaza undermines global attempts to achieve public health

    TEHRAN, May 23 (MNA) – Ignoring the poor, wars, and the acts of genocide and crimes against humanity, as we are witnessing recently in the Gaza Strip by the Zionist regime's occupying forces against the Palestinian people, can undermine collective efforts to promote public health, said Iranian Health Minister Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi on Tuesday.

  • حاشیه جلسه هیات دولت 2018-05-21 12:03

    Iranian health min. leaves for Geneva to attend World Health Assembly

    TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) – Iranian Health Minister Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi left Tehran for Geneva to attend the 71st World Health Assembly.

  • وزیر بهداشت 2018-05-16 13:21

    Iran’s health min. to attend World Health Assembly

    TEHRAN, May 16 (MNA) – Iranian Health Minister Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi will attend the 71st World Health Assembly in Geneva, said Mohsen Asadi-Lari, Director General of International Affairs in the Ministry of Health and Medical Education.

  • سلامت روان - کراپ‌شده 2018-01-02 16:16

    40th foundation anniv. of Tehran Psychiatric Institute observed

    TEHRAN, Jan. 02 (MNA) – A get-together for the commemoration of 40th establishment anniversary of Tehran Psychiatric Institute was held at the Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences School in Tehran.

  • روحانی 2017-10-20 13:40

    Rouhani urges heads of states to prioritize comprehensive health

    TEHRAN, Oct. 20 (MNA) – President Rouhani, in a message to WHO World Conference on Non-communicable Diseases in Uruguay, voiced Iran’s full preparation to share experience with all countries, and reciprocally use world knowledge and experience to promote people’s health.

  • Yemen 2017-08-15 23:41

    Yemen faces largest cholera epidemic in world

    MOSCOW, Aug. 15 (MNA) – According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the number of suspected cholera cases in war-ravaged Yemen has reached half a million since the start of the ongoing civil war in 2015 between the internationally-recognized Yemeni government and a collection of rebels led by the Shiite Houthis.

  • گسترش وبا در یمن 2017-07-25 13:45

    Red Cross:

    Yemen cholera deaths expected to double by end of year

    MOSCOW, Jul. 25 (MNA) – The forecast for Yemen’s cholera epidemic looks grim, as the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) warns that by the end of 2017 the number of cholera cases will double, reaching 600,000.

  • وبا در یمن 2017-07-23 15:18

    ICRC president arrives in Yemen amid 'unprecedented' cholera outbreak

    TEHRAN, Jul. 23 (MNA) – The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) arrived in Yemen on Sunday as the country’s unprecedented cholera outbreak ravages with one in every 45 Yemenis being expected to be infected with a disease by year-end.

  • cholera in Yemen 2017-07-22 11:41

    Violence, cholera lethal combination affecting Yemen

    NEW YORK, Jul. 22 (MNA) – United Nations (UN) agencies warned today about the devastating impact on the Yemeni population of the violence and the cholera epidemics that are affecting that country in the Arabian peninsula.

  • YEMEN 2017-06-20 13:15

    Over 1,100 Yemenis die of cholera outbreak since late April

    MOSCOW, Jun. 20 (MNA) – More than a thousand Yemenis have died of cholera since April 2017 amid the ongoing civil war in the country, the World Health Organization (WHO) in Yemen said Tuesday.

  • yemen 2017-05-16 10:08

    Yemen 'cannot cope' with cholera outbreak without Intl. help

    SANAA, May 16 (MNA) – A state of emergency has been declared in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, due to a deadly outbreak of cholera.

  • world healthy day 2017-04-23 20:32

    Iranian students awarded in World Health Day competition

    TEHRAN, Apr. 23 (MNA) – As practiced every year, World Health Day has conducted its regional art competition on the occasion of World Health Day 2017, using the theme of “Depression: let’s talk”.

  • جنگ شهری در موصل 2017-03-05 08:38

    Suspected chemical attack sickens 12 civilians in Mosul

    MOSCOW, Mar. 05 (MNA) – Twelve people, among them women and children, are being treated for suspected exposure to chemical weapons in Mosul. If a chemical weapon attack is confirmed, it would be another war crime committed by ISIL in their desperate defense of the city, the UN says.

  • ادامه آلودگی هوا در تهران 2016-12-25 09:11

    By: Maryam Azish

    JCPOA key for import of hybrid vehicles, reducing air pollution

    TEHRAN, Dec. 25 (MNA) – Iran’s pollution, a decades-old problem, has progressively increased in recent years, claiming several lives each year and damaging healthy lungs.

  • حسن هاشمی وزیر بهداشت 2016-11-22 09:30

    Iran’s health min. warns of rise of chronic diseases in world

    SHANGHAI, Nov. 22 (MNA) – Iranian Health Minister at a conference in Shanghai warned against the unprecedented rise of chronic diseases in the world, calling on all countries to pay special attention to this issue.

  • حمله هوایی به یک زندان در یمن 2016-11-08 08:53

    ‘Critical' doctor shortage in 40 percent of districts in Yemen

    WASHINGTON, Nov. 08 (MNA) – War has left 40 percent of all districts in Yemen with a critical lack of medical doctors, and more than half of the nation’s medical facilities either closed or partially functioning, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) said in a press release.

  • کراپ‌شده - وزیر بهداشت 2016-10-05 09:51

    Min. reports on Iran’s health measures at WHO session

    CAIRO, Oct. 05 (MNA) – Iran’s Health Minister Hassan Hashemi presented a report on health conditions in the Eastern Mediterranean region and Iran’s health-related measures at the 63rd WHO session in Egypt.

  • WHO 2016-07-31 14:30

    By: Paresh Nath

    WHO and tobacco control

    TEHRAN, Jul. 31 (MNA) – The preventive measures adopted by WHO in its Framework Convention on Tobacco Control such as raising taxes, banning ads, and anti-smoking slogans cannot prove much effective when tobacco industries are still in lucrative business.

  • آرد 2016-07-16 22:02

    WHO official:

    Iran capable in flour enrichment industry

    TEHRAN, Jul. 16 (MNA) – A WHO official, while pointing to Iran’s capabilities in flour enrichment, said reduction of salt, fat and sugar in Iranian food products is eye-catching.

  • WHO 2016-07-11 22:36

    INCAS, WHO becomes partners

    TEHRAN, Jul. 11 (MNA) – Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies and WHO has become close partners in working on addiction treatment efforts.

  • Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2016-06-15 20:40

    World commemorates Day of Elder Abuse Awareness

    HAVANA, Jun. 15 (MNA) – Experts warn today on the challenges of humanity to the aging population, on the occasion of the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

  • WHO 2016-04-21 10:44

    ‘Terrorists have damaged Syrian health system’

    DAMASCUS, Apr. 21 (MNA) – Syrian Prime Minister Wael Al Halqi stressed the serious economic impacts against the country's health system caused by the terrorist actions and trade sanctions from Western countries.

  • WHO 2016-03-09 08:40

    WHO issues guidelines against Zika virus

    GENEVA, Mar. 09 (MNA) –The World Health Organization (WHO) issued several guidelines to deal with struggle against the Aedes Aegypti mosquito, transmitter of the virus of Zika, now reported in 47 countries of the planet.

  • WHO 2016-03-05 09:32

    WHO to hold consultation on status of Zika research

    GENEVA, Mar. 05 (MNA) – The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that it would hold a consultation next week with researchers and public health experts to assess progress on Zika research.

  • WHO 2016-02-20 10:13


    Microcephaly’s link to Zika virus still to be probed

    GENEVA, Feb. 20 (MNA) – The World Health Organization, WHO, recognized that there is growing evidence of the link between Zika and Microcephaly but the real probe will come at the middle of this year.

  • WHO 2016-02-17 09:09

    WHO warns about possible link between Zika virus, microcephaly

    GENEVA, Feb. 17 (MNA) – The World Health Organization (WHO) warned Tuesday about the possible link between Zika virus and microcephaly or serious neurological disorder called Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS).

  • aleppo 2016-02-15 09:02

    Aleppo governor discusses cooperation UNECEF, WHO

    ALEPPO, Feb. 15 (MNA) – Aleppo Governor Mohammad Marwan Olabi discussed with Hanaa Sanjar, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Resident Representative in Damascus fields of joint cooperation in terms of supporting relief activities in the province and the coming work plans.

  • WHO 2016-02-09 08:44

    Syria, WHO sign plan for 2016-2017

    DAMASCUS, Feb. 09 (MNA) – Syria and the World Health Organization (WHO) signed in this capital a work plan for the years 2016 and 2017.

  • پرچم استرالیا 2016-02-08 11:20

    Australia to help Pacific to fight Zika

    CANBERRA, Feb. 08 (MNA) – Australia has pledged aid for its Pacific island neighbors to help combat the spread of the Zika virus, with special emphasis in Tonga, where five cases were confirmed recently, authorities said.

  • WHO 2016-02-03 10:14

    WHO warns of expansion of Zika to Asia, Africa

    GENEVA, Feb. 03 (MNA) – The Zika virus and its likely link to microcephaly or neurological complications in newborn babies might spread to Asia and Africa, warned the World Health Organization.