About us


Department of International Affairs


Medical Council of the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRIMC) is the nation's largest independent organization in the field of medicine which registers all health care professionals (except nurses) to practice in Iran, and regulates bi or multilateral collaborations between health care professionals & other associations.
Regarding the new visions of leadership; IRIMC Department of International Affairs has officially started its operation since October 2013.
IRIMC President is willing to expand scientific & professional bilateral relations between the healthcare professionals of Iran and other countries.


Prominent healthcare professionals were appointed as International Affairs Senior Advisors to set IRIMC International objectives & to promote IRIMC global strategies. 

Dr. Shima Naghavi DDS ( fluent in English & French with expertise in international affairs) was appointed by IRIMC President as the Director of International Affairs.
She serves as Board Member of IRIMC Commission for Credential Verification, and Head of IRIMC Department of International Education and Research.

The main objectives of IRIMC International Affairs Department are as follows:
1) Definition and regulation of IRIMC global strategies
2) Promoting educational and research cooperation in medical & dental sciences between Iran and other countries.
3) Promoting and facilitating the relations between Iranian healthcare professionals and their counterparts around the globe.
4) Developing and implementing a comprehensive strategy for active cooperation with international competent authorities including but not limited to WHO, WMA, FDI, FIP
5) Establishing and maintaining good relations with regulatory & licensing authorities of other countries as well as international trade unions & associations of healthcare professionals.




Dr. Shima Naghavi, Director of IRIMC International Affairs