Iran sees highest daily death toll in months as virus surges
Iran’s daily coronavirus death toll has climbed over 400 for the first time in months, as the country, which has long had the region’s largest outbreak, battles a post-holiday infection surge (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Israeli general who helped destroy Iraq, Syria nuclear plants says stopping Iran's program is much harder
Iran is now enriching uranium at 60%, close to levels needed for a bomb. Israel has several strategies to stop Iran's program. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Toward a deeper understanding of elderly walking for transport: an analysis across genders in a case study of Iran - Hatamzadeh Y, Hosseinzadeh A.
Background and purpose: The world's elderly population has been dramatically growing during the last few decades, and therefore, a big challenge for many societies will be to meet the future needs of this group especially their health problems. Promoting ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Highly dense urban areas are not more vulnerable to COVID-19, researchers say
(Hiroshima University) A person who owns a car or who has a college education may be less vulnerable to COVID-19, according to an analysis of cases in Tehran, Iran, one of the early epicenters of the pandemic. While such variables do not inherently lower a person's risk, they do indicate an infrastructure of protection that persists despite how densely populated a person's district might be. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ukraine now says it believes Iran intentionally shot down Flight 752
Senior Ukrainian security official said Iran’s refusal to allow investigators unfettered access to the evidence has convinced him that... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iran to purchase 60M Russian vaccines as coronavirus surges
Iran has finalized a deal with Russia to purchase 60 million doses of Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Latest: Iran finalizes deal for 60M doses of Sputnik V
Iran has finalized a deal with Russia to purchase 60 million doses of Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Iran to purchase 60 million COVID-19 vaccines from Russia
Iran has finalized a deal with Russia to purchase 60 million doses of Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Iranian state TV cut away from live coverage of the Tottenham vs. Manchester United game more than a hundred times to avoid showing...
The Islamic Republic state broadcaster showed Iranian viewers a landscape shot of the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in a bid to avoid... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iran president calls 60% enrichment an answer to 'evilness'
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's president on Wednesday called Tehran's decision to enrich uranium up to 60% after saboteurs... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intelligence Report Calls China Biggest Threat to U.S
A threat assessment report puts China’s push for “global power” first on the list of threats, followed by Russia, Iran and North Korea. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Attack on Iranian nuclear facility complicates Biden's diplomatic outreach to Tehran, experts say
While the White House denied any U.S. involvement in a Sunday explosion that damaged an Iranian nuclear facility, the incident may... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A 6-year epidemiological study of mandibular fractures in traumatic patients in north of Iran: review of 463 patients - Farzan R, Farzan A, Farzan A, Karimpour M, Tolouie M.
BACKGROUND: Mandibular fracture is considered the second most common facial fracture worldwide. We aimed to evaluate the epidemiology of mandibular fractures in traumatic patients hospitalized at Velayat Teaching Hospital in Rasht, Iran for 6-year. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Iran Vows Revenge for Alleged Israeli Attack on Nuclear Site
Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Iranian foreign minister, threatened Israel after a blackout at a uranium enrichment plant over the weekend. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iran blames Israel for sabotage at Natanz nuclear site
If Israel was responsible, it would further heighten tensions between the two nations, already engaged in a shadow conflict across the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iran vows revenge for 'Israeli' attack on Natanz nuclear site
Iran's foreign ministry blames Israel for Sunday's incident at the Natanz uranium enrichment plant. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iran blames Israel for sabotage at Natanz nuclear site
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran on Monday blamed Israel for a sabotage attack on its underground Natanz nuclear facility that... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iran blames Israel for sabotage at nuclear facility
A top official in Iran blamed Israel on Monday for a sabotage attack at its underground Natanz nuclear facility in what Tehran called an... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blackout Hits Iran Nuclear Site in What Appears to Be Israeli Sabotage
The power failure was described by Iran as “nuclear terrorism” as talks were underway in Vienna to restore the 2015 nuclear deal. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israel appears to confirm it carried out cyberattack on Iran nuclear facility
Shutdown happened hours after Natanz reactor’s new centrifuges were started (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iran calls Natanz atomic site blackout 'nuclear terrorism'
But Iran stopped short of directly blaming anyone for the incident. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Incident at Iran's Natanz facility a 'terrorist action,' nuclear chief says
Iran's Atomic Energy Organization condemned an incident at the Natanz nuclear facility on Sunday, calling it a "terrorist action,"... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iran calls Natanz atomic site blackout 'nuclear terrorism,' Israeli media indicate cyberattack
The head of Iran's civilian nuclear program has called a blackout that struck the country's Natanz nuclear facility "nuclear terrorism." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Electrical problem strikes Iran's Natanz nuclear facility
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Natanz nuclear site suffered a problem Sunday involving its electrical distribution grid just hours after... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iran's Natanz nuclear facility suffers electrical problem: state TV
Iran's Natanz nuclear site suffered a problem Sunday involving its electrical distribution grid just hours after starting up new... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Team Biden caves on Iran
Even before the “indirect” US-Iran talks in Vienna had finished up, Team Biden caved, with the State Department saying it’s ready to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iran enforces 10-day lockdown amid fourth wave of pandemic
State TV reports that Iran has begun a 10-day lockdown amid a fourth wave of coronavirus infections (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

U.S. warns Iran it won ’t lift all Trump-era sanctions to return to nuclear deal
Indirect talks between the United States and Iran on restoring the 2015 deal are expected to resume next week. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US raises concerns about Iran's seriousness in nuclear talks
The U.S. is raising concerns about Iran’s commitment to return to an international nuclear deal that lifted international sanctions on... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iranian and Iraqi torture survivors in Finland and Sweden: findings from two population-based studies - Garoff F, Tingh ög P, Suvisaari J, Lilja E, Castaneda AE.
BACKGROUND: Most refugees and other forced migrants have experienced potentially traumatic events (PTEs). Torture and other traumatic experiences, as well as various daily stressors, impact the mental health and psychosocial well-being of war-affected popu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Iran sets coronavirus infection record for 3rd straight day
Iran has hit a new coronavirus infection record for the third straight day, reporting 22,586 new cases as the country grapples with a severe spike following the Persian New Year holiday (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Iranian ship said to be Red Sea troop base attacked
The assault came as Iran sat down in Vienna with world powers to discuss the nuclear agreement that the U.S. exited. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iran sets new record for virus infections amid holiday surge
Iran has shattered its daily record for new coronavirus infections for the second consecutive day, with 20,954 new cases reported (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Child labor in Tehran, Iran: abuses experienced in work environments - Jalili Moayad S, Mohaqeqi Kamal SH, Sajjadi H, Vameghi M, Ghaedamini Harouni G, Makki Alamdari S.
BACKGROUND: Child labor is exploitative and harmful and deprives children of opportunities for a healthy life. Nonetheless, child labor is prevalent worldwide. Abusive working conditions are common, especially in developing countries. OBJECTIVE: Th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

The challenges of transferring corpse of the dead of road traffic crash scenes in Iran - Heidari M, Heidari S.
According to the latest World Health Organization (WHO) report, the road traffic injury (RTI) death rate in Iran was around 16000 cases in 2018, 1 meaning that 1 person died about every 19 minutes from RTIs. 2 In order to respond to RTIs in Iran, the polic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Vaccines now an effective weapon against COVID-19 in all countries of the Eastern Mediterranean ...
7 April 2021, Cairo, Egypt – With the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines to Libya on 5 April 2020, all 22 countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region have now received vaccines to help in the fight against the pandemic. As early as December 2020, some countries began procuring vaccines directly from the manufacturers and launched vaccination campaigns at the start of the year. Additionally, 13 countries received vaccines via the COVAX Facility, with the first shipment landing in Sudan on 3 March 2021 and the latest shipments arriving in Islamic Republic of Iran on 5 April. “The rapid distribution and rollout of CO...
Source: WHO EMRO News - April 7, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Islamic Republic of Iran receives first delivery of COVID-19 vaccines through COVAX Facility
Tehran, 6 April 2021 – The Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran, as one of the self-financing participant countries of the COVAX Facility, has received the first batch of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines, consisting of 700 800 doses.  The COVAX Facility, is a partnership co-led by Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and the World Health Organization (WHO), alongside key delivery partner UNICEF.  The consignment is the first COVAX shipment to the country, with future consignments to be delivered in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Medical Educa...
Source: WHO EMRO News - April 6, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Control deficits, conditioning factors, and playing through pain and injury among Iranian professional soccer players - Kabiri S, Choi J, Shadmanfaat SMS, Lee J.
Playing through pain and injury is a common and accepted behavior in the athletic realm. The purpose of this research was to apply Tittle's control balance theory to explain why athletes engage in playing through pain and injury despite its risky nature. W... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Postpartum depression and quality of life: a path analysis - Mousavi F, Shojaei P.
In this study, 306 women were included as a sample. The study tools of the Edinburgh Postpartu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Survey on the indexes of health equity in the physical environment and infrastructures of Kermanshah province, Iran - Reshadat S, Saeidi S, Zangeneh A, Almasi A, Rahimi Naderi S, Teimouri R, Teimouri R, Gholami Kiaee K, Khezeli M.
BACKGROUND: Health equity is directly associated with the proper distribution of resources, the existence of infrastructures, and the balanced physical environment. The present study aimed to survey the indexes of health equity in the physical environment ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

UN World Food Program Director: Yemen heading toward biggest famine in modern history. "Without urgent intervention in Yemen this year,...
Iran-backed Houthi rebels reject latest Saudi truce offer, but say talks still possible. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Elder abuse among Spanish and Iranian people: new methodological approach to the same old story - Farnia V, Bajoghli H, Golshani S, Shakeri J, Maurandi-L ópez A, Rubio L, Perez-Carceles MD.
Elder abuse continues to be a taboo, mostly underestimated, ignored by societies across the world. Recent systematic reviews and meta-analyses have revealed significant variations in the prevalence of elder abuse, with large geographic variations. This is ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The association between lifestyle and aberrant driving behavior among Iranian car drivers - Dabirinejad S, Tavakoli Kashani A, Nordfj ærn T.
Aberrant driving is one of the most important contributors to traffic crashes, and drivers' lifestyle attributes might affect aberrant driving behavior. However, people in developing countries, especially in the Middle East, usually reflect crucial differe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

In Potential Breakthrough, U.S. and Iran Agree to Resumption of Nuclear Talks
Negotiations to restore the 2015 Iran nuclear deal will take place among all parties in Vienna next week, senior Western diplomats said,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hopes rise of breakthrough on US return to Iran nuclear deal
Statement following talks sparks optimism that unexpected progress has been made (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO Regional Director's statement for virtual press briefing, 1 April
1 April 2021 – I would like to welcome you all today to this press briefing, and also I would like to give a warm welcome to my colleague Ted Chaiban, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa. WHO and UNICEF have a long history of working hand in hand to address some of the most urgent issues related to the health and well-being of all people in our Region. This solid partnership is at its strongest now during the COVID-19 pandemic, when we are facing a global threat that requires even more coordinated efforts. I am proud that our teams – together with many other partners – are ...
Source: WHO EMRO News - April 1, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Iran and China sign 25-year cooperation agreement: Deal signed in Tehran is expected to increase bilateral trade and military...
Deal signed in Tehran is expected to increase bilateral trade and military cooperation as US rivals move to deepen ties. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China, Iran sign 25-year cooperation agreement
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Source: Reuters: Health - March 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China Signs 25-Year Deal With Iran in Challenge to the U.S
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iran, China sign strategic long-term cooperation agreement
The agreement covers a variety of economic activity from oil and mining to promoting industrial activity in Iran, as well as... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news