IRI Medical Council News


  • Health Care in Danger Project

    Health Care in Danger (HCiD) is an ICRC-led project of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement scheduled to run from 2012 to 2015. It aimed at improving the efficiency and delivery of effective and impartial health care in armed conflict and other emergencies. On June 30th, the Humanitarium (Geneva) hosts a public livestreamed conference (18:00 - 19:30 GMT+2) to mark the launch of a first-of-its-kind code of ethics, the “Ethical Principles of Health Care in Times of Armed Conflict and Other Emergencies”
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  • UNESCO renews unique agreement with FIP to develop pharmacy education

    Development of pharmacy education around the world through a unique collaboration between the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), University College London School of Pharmacy and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is to continue for a further four years.
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  • WHO’s state of inequality report launched

    Earlier this week, WHO’s state of inequality reports on reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health interventions and health outcomes, across and within 86 low- and middle-income countries launched in Washington DC. Health inequality monitoring is an essential step towards health equity. It has broad applications and can be conducted across diverse health topics. Applying the best practices in health inequality monitoring presents an opportunity to share the state of inequality with stakeholders, indicate areas in need of improvement and track progress over time.
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  • WMA Declaration of Geneva

    Adopted by the 2nd General Assembly of the World Medical Association, Geneva, Switzerland, September 1948. It was editorially revised by the 170th WMA Council Session, Divonne-les-Bains, France, May 2005 and the 173rd WMA Council Session, Divonne-les-Bains, France, May 2006.
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  • The first congress of ICOI Component Society in Iran opened on Wednesday

    In his opening remarks before the first congress of ICOI Component Society in Iran, Dr. Zali acclaimed the recognition of Iranian Center of Oral Implantology as 8th ICOI Component Society in the world and hailed it as a breakthrough in the history of Iranian dentistry.
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  • Art intersects with science at IRAN COI Congress

    The first congress of IRAN COI (ICOI Component Society in Iran) with the support of Iranian Dental Association is convened in Tehran at Olympic Hotel Convention Center on 10-12 June 2015. The theme for the first congress of IRAN COI (ICOI Component Society in Iran) is “Advances and Challenges of Esthetic Implant Dentistry” and it features a world-class international faculty.
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  • ECFMG President appreciated Dr. Zali’s letter regarding the Verification of Iranian Medical Credentials

    In an official letter received today by IRIMC Department of International Affairs, Dr. Emmanuel G. Cassimatis, extended his sincere thanks for IRIMC President’s offer to assist in the resolution for verification of Iranian medical credentials.
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  • The Verification of Iranian Credentials will be resumed by ECFMG

    As the advocate of Iranian healthcare professionals, Iranian Medical Council submitted a letter to ECFMG President following their decision for suspending processing the Iranian medical credentials on May 29.
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  • 68th World Health Organization Assembly opened at Palais des Nations

    Each year, senior health officials from Member States convene in Geneva to participate in the World Health Assembly (WHA). The main functions of the WHA are to determine the policies of WHO, appoint the Director-General, supervise financial policies, and review and approve the proposed program budget, set new goals, and assign new tasks. "I am committed to building an Organization with the culture, systems, and resources to lead the response to outbreaks and other health emergencies. The Organization you want. The Organization the world needs." The Director-General of WHO Dr. Margaret Chan remarked in her opening speech.
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  • Iranian female scientist became the laureate of 2015 UNSECO Award

    Dr. Soodabeh Davaran, an accomplished professor in Medical Chemistry of Tabriz Pharmaceutical Faculty, alongside 7 other nanotechnology and nanoscience specialists was awarded the UNESCO Medal. For the first time, the medal was awarded to 3 outstanding female scientists in this year edition. It will go down in history as the moment that another bastion of male dominance fell.
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  • Iranian Medical Council hosted Professor Sir. Michael Marmot, the internationally acclaimed professor and President-Elect of the World Medical Association.

    On Thursday, 23rd April 2015, the President and elected members of the Supreme Council of Iranian Medical Council hosted Professor Sir. Marmot. Dr. Zali and Sir. Marmot agreed to boost cooperation between Medical Council of the Islamic Republic of Iran and BMA as well as WMA through holding regional workshops. IRIMC President and WMA President-Elect also agreed to put forward the membership of Iranian Medical Council in WMA.
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  • Historic IRIMC International Agreement with Austria

    The signing of the MoU was a breakthrough not only for the IRIMC Department of International Affairs but also for the national health system as it will effectively enhance medical, dental and pharmaceutical cooperation between Iranian healthcare professionals and their Austrian counterparts. Dr. Zali remarked.
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  • Dr. Zali's speech on the occasion of signing the MoU between IRIMC & WKO Health Department

    In his opening remarks, Dr. Zali acclaimed the agreement reached between Iranian Medical Council and Health Department of Austrian Federal economic Chamber (WKO) and hailed it as a breakthrough in the history of Iranian Medical council.
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  • WHO launched new sugars intake Guideline

    According to WHO, The Guideline provides updated global, evidence-informed recommendations on the intake of free sugars to reduce the risk of NCDs in adults and children, with a particular focus on the prevention and control of unhealthy weight gain and dental caries. The 'WHO Guideline on Sugars intake for adults and children' will be a key subject of debate during this year’s World Oral Health Forum.
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