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‘Iran 9th country with lowest maternity death worldwide’

‘Iran 9th country with lowest maternity death worldwide’

Iran achieved MDG 5 by being the 9th country with the lowest maternity death worldwide, the executive director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said in an exclusive interview with the Tehran

Children of Iranian mothers, foreign fathers to get Iranian citizenship

Children of Iranian mothers, foreign fathers to get Iranian citizenship

The cabinet of ministers chaired by President Hassan Rouhani approved on Sunday a bill, according to which, children born to Iranian mothers and foreign fathers are permitted to receive Iranian citizenship.

Improving Health for Iran's Afghan Refugees

Improving Health for Iran's Afghan Refugees

The Sistan-Baluchistan province of Iran has one of the country’s lowest life expectancies, a statistic that sinks even lower for vulnerable populations such as Afghan refugees.

Commemoration of the International Day of Non-Violence

Commemoration of the International Day of Non-Violence

On the occasion of the International Day of Non-Violence, the ODVV held the technical workshop on Problem Resolution and No to Violence

Iran plans to slash maternal deaths by 55% within 12 years

Iran plans to slash maternal deaths by 55% within 12 years

Iran plans to decrease maternal mortality rate of 20 to 8.7 per 100,000 live births by the next 12 years, a decrease of about 55 percent, Nasrin Changizi, head of the maternal health department at the Ministry of Health has said.

Ministry of Health to implement plans meeting elderly’s needs

Ministry of Health to implement plans meeting elderly’s needs

The Ministry of Health is developing and implementing various short-term and long-term plans to respond to the needs of elderly citizens, deputy health minister for nursing has said.

Addressing Population Ageing in Asia-Pacific: The Role of Family, Community and the State

Addressing Population Ageing in Asia-Pacific: The Role of Family, Community and the State

HelpAge Asia-Pacific Regional Conference brings Governments, UN partners and civil society to strategise on a critical issue of our time.

Give girls 'space and opportunities': UN Chief

Give girls 'space and opportunities': UN Chief

United Nations secretary-general urged the world to equip girls with critical thinking skills, and digital awareness for life long success.

Iranian city up for UNESCO registration

Iranian city up for UNESCO registration

Gonbad-e Kavus city has been nominated for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage City registration for its Turkmen rugs, said the Golestan provincial cultural heritage official on Sunday.

Iran to celebrate National Paralympic Day

Iran to celebrate National Paralympic Day

The Iran National Paralympic Committee (NPC) will celebrate National Paralympic Day today (22 October), promoting sport for people with an impairment, at the Milad Sport Complex in Tehran

Tehran Municipality to offer free plants, gardening courses

Tehran Municipality to offer free plants, gardening courses

Tehran Municipality is to implement a scheme offering free plants and gardening courses to citizens living in district 22, an official with the Municipality has announced.

Jurisprudential challenges of women's rights to be studied

Jurisprudential challenges of women's rights to be studied

The 2nd meeting of jurisprudential conferences pivoting on the subject of women’s rights is to be held in three cities of Iran.

Relief foundation creates jobs for over 600,000 underprivileged families

Relief foundation creates jobs for over 600,000 underprivileged families

Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation has generated jobs for some 625,000 financially struggling families since the Iranian calendar year of 1390 (March 2011-March 2012), the foundation’s deputy head has said.

Kish Island to host 3rd ‘I run Iran’

Kish Island to host 3rd ‘I run Iran’

The 1 st Persian Gulf Run and third edition of ‘I run Iran’ will take place on Friday 1st of March 2019.

Iran observes Children’s Day

Iran observes Children’s Day

As the name suggests Children's Day is a day recognized to celebrate children. Iran, too, played part in celebrating the day on Sunday as Mohammad Bat'haei, the education minister, attend a ceremony at the Center for Intellectual Development of Child

Iran expecting 7m foreign travelers by yearend

Iran expecting 7m foreign travelers by yearend

Iran’s tourism chief on Wednesday estimated that international arrivals in the country will be reaching seven million during the current Iranian calendar year (to be ended on March 20, 2019).

Heart of Persia tourist train enters Iran

Heart of Persia tourist train enters Iran

Golden Eagle tourist train, also known as Heart of Persia, entered Iran via Sarakhs border, northeastern Iran Sunday midnight, said Director General of Khorasan Railways on Monday.

Iran marks National Children’s Week

Iran marks National Children’s Week

The National Children’s Week 2018 is being held in Iran from October 5 to 11 under the theme of "The Future To Be Made".

Iranian charity top scorer in global NGO Benchmark ranking

Iranian charity top scorer in global NGO Benchmark ranking

MAHAK, a charity society dedicated to treating pediatric cancer in Iran, has become the top scorer in the global SGS NGO Benchmark practice with a score of 97.5% ranking first among 328 NGOs worldwide.

UNFPA lauds Iran’s efforts to provide services to the elderly

UNFPA lauds Iran’s efforts to provide services to the elderly

The representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to Iran hailed Iranian organizations for the effective services they provide for the older persons.