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Official Sites
Ministry of Health and Medical EducationImam Khomeini Complex Hospital
Family Health
Iran Health News Network
Food and Drug Department
Food and Drug Department News
Iranian Red Crescent
Medical Service Insurance Organization (MSIO)
The Iranian National Museum of Medical Sciences History

Associations & Organizations
Academy of Medical SciencesMembers of Persian American Society for health Advancment (PASHA) Spring 2008 - by QH
Iran Medical Council
Biochemical Society
Iranian Institute of Higher Health
Iranian Network for Organ Procurement
Iranian Psychological Association
Iranian Society of Atherosclerosis (IRSA)
Iranian Society of Surgeons
Iran BioEd
Iran Blood Transfusion Org
Iranian Council on Graduate Medical Education
Iran Society of the Blind
Iran Society of OphthalmologyMembers of Persian American Society for health Advancment (PASHA) Fall 2007 - by QH
Iranian Psychological Association
Iranian Hemophilia Society
Iranian Society of Cardiac Surgens
The Iranian Society for Immunology and Allergy
Iranian Society of Physiology and Pharmacology
Nursing Council
Shiraz Cancer Project
Medical Associations Hosted at HBINET

Associations Abroad
Iranian American Medical AssociationMembers of Persian American Cancer Institute Fall 2010 - by QH
Academy of Persian Physicians
Iranian Medical Society of Greater Washington
Iranian American Psychological Association
Iranian Genome Project
Iran: Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
Association des Médecins, Dentistes et Pharmaciens Iraniens
Iranian American Nurses Association
Razi Health Foundation
Iranian Society of Ophthalmologists & Vision Scientists
Persian American Cancer Institute (S. California)
Persian American Society for Health Advancement (S. California)Iranian Journal of Public Health
Swedish Iranian Medical Association

Medical Journals
AIM Journal
Iranian Biomedical Journal
Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences
Iranian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism (IJEM)
Iranian Journal of Kidney Diseases
Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (IJPR)
Iranian Journal of Public Health
Iranian Journal of Surgery
Novin Pezeshki Journal of MedicineTehran University Medical Journal (TUMJ)
TUMS Electronic Journals


Research Centers
Avesina Research Center
Brain and Spinal Injury Research Center
Cancer Institute (University of Tehran)
Department and Research Center of Ear, Nose, Throat, Head & Neck Surgery
Digestive Disease Research Center
Endocrine and Metabolism Research CenterPasteur Institute of Iran
Center for Environmental Research
Eye Research Center
The Institute for Health Sciences Research
Hematology - Oncology and BMT Research Center
Immunology, Asthma & Allergy Research Institute
Institute of Medicinal Plants
Iranian Research Center for HIV/AIDS
Iranian Center of Neurological Research
Iranian Tissue BankRoyan Institute of Iran
Medical Ethics and History of Medicine Research Center
National Research Center of Medical Sciences
National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
Pasteur Institute of Iran
Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center
Prof.Alborzi Clinical Microbiology Research Center
Razi Institute for Serums and Vaccines
Research Center of Chemical Injuries
Research Center for Gastroenterology & Liver diseases
Rheumatology Research Center
Royan Institute - Infertility & Reproductive Medicine Research & Clinical CenterPersian anatomical illustrations - courtesy of the national library of medicine
Shaheed Rajaei Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center
Sina Trauma Research Center
Student's Scientific Research Center
Tehran Hepatitis Center
Traditinal medicine & Medica research center
VALI E ASR Reproductive Health Research Center
Yazd Research & Clinical Center for Infertility
Medical Research Centers Hosted at HBINET

Medical Universities
List of Iranian Medical Universities


Family Planning
Iran's Family Planning Program: Responding to a Nation's Needs (PRB)
Iran Achieves Replacement-Level Fertility (PRB)
Iran's Birth Rate Plummeting at Record Pace: Success Provides a Model for Other Developing Countries - Earth Policy Institute (December 28, 2001)
Women and the Politics of Population Control in Iran-by Homa Hoodfar

Health Statisitcs (UNICEF) | Iran at a Glance
Iran: Health Statistics (Nationmaster)Nurse Day Stamp
Health Statistics of Iran : Statistical Yearbook 2015 - 2016
Iran Health Statistics (Population Reference Bureau)
Health, Nutrition, and Population Statistics, World Bank
Population, health and nutrition (DOLPHN)
Iran Country Programme (UNFPA)
Iran: Population, Health and Human Well-being (WRI)

World Health Day Stamp

Iran: World Health Organisation (WHO)
Iran: Global Health Observatory
World Health Organization News on Iran
Health Financing Reform in Iran (WHO)
Country profile of Environmental Burden of Disease (WHO)

Epidemiological Fact Sheet of Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Focus on intravenous drug usage and HIV/AIDS (IRIN)HIV/AIDS in Iran Lecture - UCLA (January 9, 2007)- by QH
Overview on HIV/AIDS and women in Iran-by Masoumeh Ebrahimi Tavani
Iranian Research Center for HIV/AIDS
Knowledge and attitude towards HIV/AIDS among Iranian students (NIH)
Health Official Says Sexual Transmission Of HIV Rising In Iran - AFP (July 13, 2016)
Iranian Health Minister Says HIV Infections Soaring - RFE/RL (December 2, 2013)
Iran's HIV/Aids sufferers struggle for survival - BBC (December 3, 2012)
Sharon Stone presents award to Albany physicians - Times Union (July 23, 2012)
Imprisoned Iran medics win prize for HIV work - BBC (June 17, 2011)
HIV/AIDS in Iran Lecture - UCLA - Gallery (January 9, 2007)
Fashion factor fuels Iran's Aids fears - The Guardian (January 2, 2007)
Iran: New Website Provides Vital AIDS Information For Youth - RFE (March 15, 2005)
'One cannot expect a drastic change' - BBC (December 1, 2004)
Tackling Aids in Iran - BBC (March 20, 2003)
Iran medics 'must confront Aids' - BBC (December 30, 2002)
Iran announces jump in HIV figures - BBC (December 9, 2001)
Iran Aids figures released - BBC (November 27, 2000)

Alcohol consumption - WHO
Decades After Alcohol Ban, Iran Admits It Has a Problem - NY Times (September 11, 2017)
Poisonings Put Spotlight On Iran’s Alcohol Problem - RFE/RL (July 24, 2017)
Iran opens first state-run alcohol rehab centre - AP (August 2, 2014)
Iran's 'hidden' alcoholism problem - BBC (June 19, 2012)
Toxic alcohol gang jailed in Iran - BBC (September 28, 2004)
Toxic alcohol kills 17 Iranians - BBC (June 14, 2004)
Postcards from Iran: Tehran party - BBC (February 13, 2004)
Getting round Iran's alcohol ban - BBC (January 3, 2002)
Dariush advocates living a healthy and drug free life (October 18, 2005 - by QH

Drugs & Tobacco
Country Profile (UNCDP)
WHO -Substance Abuse: Iran
WHO - Tobacco control: Country Profile: Iran
Iran: International Narcotics Control Strategy Report - 2003
Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) - Islamic Republic of Iran (WHO)
Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) - Islamic Republic of Iran
Tobacco use among Iranian men, women and adolescents
Iranina NGOs
Breaking bad in Tehran: how Iran got a taste for crystal meth - The Guardian (May 13, 2014)
Women addicted to drugs in Iran begin seeking treatment despite taboo - WP (May 12, 2014)
Why so many young Iranians are hooked on hard drugs - The Economist (August 15, 2013)Iranian Recovery Center at a festival Fall 2008 - by QH
Pattern of Cocaine and Heroin Abuse in a Sample of Iranian Population (U. Gottingen)
Iran's drug problem: Addicts 'more than double' in six years - BBC (June 25, 2017)
Iran’s Opioid Struggle - The Globalist (July 8, 2016)
Marijuana Use Rises in Iran, With Little Interference - NY Times (June 25, 2016)
Addicted to drugs in Iran - BBC (May 17, 2009)
Iran faces up to its most lethal threat - drugs - The Guardian (October 27, 2005)
Tackling Iran's growing drugs problem - BBC (November 30, 2004)
Iran's war with soaring drug addiction - The Scotsman (October 26, 2004)
Iran to ban water-pipe in public - BBC (June 20, 2004)
Iran's drug users face Aids risk - BBC (September 12, 2003)
Drugs and prostitution - Iran uncovered - BBC Video (December 11, 2002)
Iran's battle with heroin - BBC (June 7, 2002)
Iran loses its drugs war - Le Monde diplomatique (March 2002)

Mental Health
Mental health System in the Islamic Republic of Iran (WHO)
Mental health survey of the adult population in IranPersian scientist Farabi
Urban Mental Health in Iran: Challenges and Future Directions (SID)
Mental health in the Islamic Republic of Iran: achievements and areas of need (EMH)
Mental health of adolescents in Tehran, Iran

Associations & Journals
Iranian Psychological Association
Iranian American Psychological Association
Iranian Journal of Psychiatry

Pharmaceuticals in Iran
Iran Pharmaceutical Local Manufacturing Market ReviewWorld Health Day Stamp
Iran Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report Q4 2016
Pharmaceuticals (Atieh Bahar)
Iranian pharmaceutical directory
Iran Pharma
Iranian Journal of Pharmacology & Therapeutics
Iranian Society of Physiology and Pharmacology


Iranian Dental Association
Iranian Association of Endodontists
Iran Center for Dental Research (ICDR)
Tehrean University Dental Research
Iran Oral Health
Dental Information Institute
Dental Research Center (Tehran U.)
Iran Cosmetic Restorative Dentistry
IRDEN Foundation
Journal of Islamic Dental Association of Iran

Alzahra University HospitalMilad Hospital - Tehran
Day General
Emam Hossein
Jamaran Heart
MiladShariati Hospital - Tehran
Namazi (Shiraz)
NOOR Eye Hospital
Tehran Clinic

Health Tourism
Medical Tourism in Iran: Analysis of Opportunities and Challenges - Research Journal of Biological Sciences (2010)
Health Tourism in Iran (Press TV)

Health Official Says Sexual Transmission Of HIV Rising In Iran - AFP (July 13, 2016)
Desperate remedies: inside a neurosurgery ward in Iran - TB (May 3, 2016)
Herbal life: traditional medicine gets a modern twist in Iran - TB (April 11, 2016)Ibn Sina
Kidneys for sale: Iran’s trade in organs - The Guardian (May 10, 2015)
Blocking Medicine to Iran - NY Times (March 1, 2013)
Iran drug shortage: US Iranians send medicine to avert crisis - BBC (January 10, 2013)
Iran's health houses provide model for Mississippi Delta - (December, 2009)
Iran: The Stem Cell Fatwa - Frontline (June 8, 2009)
Cholera prevention (Video)
Health in Persia: i. Pre-Islamic Period (Iranica)
The History of medicine in ancient Persia (PressTV)
Avicenne (Ibn Sina)

Iran Federation Sport Aerobic Fitness
Iran Fitness (Bodybuilding)
Women's Fitness

A Report Card on Nutrition (UNICEF)
Composition and nutritional value of traditional rural Iranian foods-by M. Azar and A. Aminpour
The impact of maternal workload on child nutrition in rural Iran
An accelerated nutrition transition in Iran
Fats and Fatty Acids in Nutrition of the Iranian People-by Abolghassem Djazayery and Shima Jazayery
Health Benefits of Pomegranate
Saffron nutrition facts
Benefits of Saffron (MEDTV)
Saffron (WebMD)

Marrow Donner Registry Dirve

Aids Info
Behboudi Chat
Deaf Iran
Hamrah (Addiction Recovery)
InterNiche: Iran
Iran HIV
Iran Lasik Eye Consulting Center
Mahak Org. (Cancer of Children)Volunteers for Mahak a cancer charity for children
Medical Search Engine (Persian)
Narcotics Anonymous (Persian)
NOOR Eye Hospital
Nursing Blog
Pezeshk Online Medical Reference
Salamat Bank
Tehran Doctors

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