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Iranian center uses NGS to prevent genetic disorders, disabilities

Iranian center uses NGS to prevent genetic disorders, disabilities

For the first time in Iran, the next-generation sequencing (NGS) in pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) testing is being used at the Avicenna Specialized Center for Infertility, Mehr reported on Thursday.

Kids and deadly stings: how Iranian children die due to lack of US-sanctioned medicine

Kids and deadly stings: how Iranian children die due to lack of US-sanctioned medicine

Half past eight at night. 6-year-old Abdulrahman Baluchi is rushed to the nearest hospital in Chilbon, some 30 kilometres away on a dirt road after he was stung by several Oriental hornets.

Iranian Girl Beats Einstein in Terms of IQ

Iranian Girl Beats Einstein in Terms of IQ

An Iranian school girl has scored 162 – the highest number ever – on the Mensa IQ test, beating renowned scientists of the history.

Italian Coach’s Wife Charmed by Tehran’s Beauties

Italian Coach’s Wife Charmed by Tehran’s Beauties

Andrea Stramaccioni, a well-known Italian football coach currently managing Iran’s Esteghlal FC, seems to be satisfied with bringing his family to Tehran.

IRCS, UNICEF to support flood-affected children

IRCS, UNICEF to support flood-affected children

Iran’s Red Crescent Society (IRCS) and the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) have agreed to support the children residing in flood-ravaged areas across the country, Shahaboddin Sabounchi, an official with the IRCS has a

Pediatric patients’ painting festival to turn top works into toys

Pediatric patients’ painting festival to turn top works into toys

The director of the 5th International Festival of Pediatric Patients’ Painting (IFPPP), Nima Rezai, has said that they plan to turn images from a collection of top entries into dolls and toys.

FAO, DOE launch joint program to access Green Climate Fund

FAO, DOE launch joint program to access Green Climate Fund

The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in collaboration with the Department of Environment (DOE) held the Inception Workshop of the “Green Climate Fund (GCF) Readiness Programme” that aims to strengthen the country’s capac

Special committee aims to prevent negative population growth

Special committee aims to prevent negative population growth

In a letter to the heads of medical science universities and colleges across the country, Health Minister Saeed Namaki ordered the formation of a special committee aimed to prevent the country's population from declining.

3,000 underprivileged couples to be provided with home appliances

3,000 underprivileged couples to be provided with home appliances

Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam, also known as Setad-e Ejraiy-e Farman-e Hazrat-e Emam, will provide 3,000 financially-struggling couples with necessary home appliances, an official with the foundation has said.

Charity foundation to build 110 schools for the deprived

Charity foundation to build 110 schools for the deprived

Barekat Charity Foundation, affiliated to Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam also known as Setad-e Ejraiy-e Farman-e Hazrat-e Emam, will construct some 110 schools in deprived areas across the country by the end of this year (March 20,

Baby born in Tehran Metro

Baby born in Tehran Metro

This morning, Wednesday - travelers and authorities of the Tehran metro line 1, were pleased to see an interesting event; the birth of a girl infant.

10 foster applicants per child in Iran

10 foster applicants per child in Iran

There are 10 applicants for fostering each child in the country, the Welfare Organization’s director for children affairs said on Sunday, adding this issue has prevented the child adoption process to speed up.

92,000 home-based businesses created nationwide

92,000 home-based businesses created nationwide

Some 92,000 home-based businesses have been created across the country over the past year (ended March 20), Mohammad Shariatmadari, the cooperatives, labor and social welfare minister, has said.

15,000 residential units to be constructed for the deprived

15,000 residential units to be constructed for the deprived

The Welfare Organization and Khatam ol-Anbia Central Headquarters have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to build 15,000 housing units for those under the Organization’s coverage.

Iran Equalizes Blood Money for Men, Women in Historic Decision

Iran Equalizes Blood Money for Men, Women in Historic Decision

From now on, an equal amount of blood money (diyah) will be paid to male or female victims or their heirs in cases of murder, bodily harm, or property damage, in a major shift from the age-old Sharia-based law that the blood money for women is half t

Mobile health centers for nomads to increase

Mobile health centers for nomads to increase

The number of mobile health centers for nomads will be increased, announced Deputy Health Minister Alireza Raisi.

Welfare Organization generates 3,200 jobs for the deprived

Welfare Organization generates 3,200 jobs for the deprived

The Welfare Organization opened up some 3,200 job opportunities for those under its coverage residing in Tehran during the last Iranian calendar year (ended March 20), head of the Organization has stated.

Exhibit to explore ethno-culture of nomadic life in southwest Iran

Exhibit to explore ethno-culture of nomadic life in southwest Iran

A festival featuring nomadic life, traditions, arts, handicrafts and souvenirs is to open today in Yasuj, the capital of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province, southwest Iran.

Efforts underway to ease traveling to Iran, tourism chief says

Efforts underway to ease traveling to Iran, tourism chief says

Iran tourism chief has said that the country is putting a great deal of effort to facilitate and increase foreign tourist arrivals.

‘Blood pressure information of over 16 million Iranians registered’

‘Blood pressure information of over 16 million Iranians registered’

Blood pressure information of over 16 million Iranians have been so far registered during the national campaign for controlling hypertension, deputy health minister Mohammad Shariati announced, ISNA reported on Monday.