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Tehran to host international congress on social work

Tehran to host international congress on social work

The 2nd international social work congress and the 34th national social work conference with a theme of ‘social work and resilience’ will be held in Tehran on April 18, head of Iran Association of Social Workers has announced.

Children should participate in urban planning

Children should participate in urban planning

" According to the carried out surveys, we have reached to this conclusion that children are more eager to get in touch with natural materials such as sand and water in comparison to synthetic materials like plastic," an urban planning expert said.

Shiraz to become child-friendly city

Shiraz to become child-friendly city

"Shiraz is trying hard to meet the necessary requirement of a child-friendly city; however, we believe that the concept of child-friendly city should be internalized as a constant and specific matter," a member of Islamic City Council of Shiraz said.

WHO set to help Iran in supplying medical devices

WHO set to help Iran in supplying medical devices

World Health Organization (WHO) has established a separate team for providing Iran healthcare system with required medical devices.

“Lady Sky and Her Little Friends” at Iranian bookstores

“Lady Sky and Her Little Friends” at Iranian bookstores

The bilingual Persian-English book “Lady Sky and Her Little Friends” has recently been published in Tehran.

Iran Science Network nominated for WSIS Award

Iran Science Network nominated for WSIS Award

International Telecommunication Union (ITU) announced that the National Scientific Network of Iran’s project has been nominated for the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Award among six national projects.

Iranians are paying for U.S. sanctions with their health

Iranians are paying for U.S. sanctions with their health

Ali only had two hours to save his baby's life. He careened through traffic and sped along highways to an east Tehran government pharmacy. When he saw some 800 people queued outside the facility, he dropped to his knees. Like him, they were waiting t

New Books Developed for Visually Challenged Children

New Books Developed for Visually Challenged Children

Visually challenged children are being trained to illustrate the books they themselves read.

Center for labor children vocational training opened in Tehran

Center for labor children vocational training opened in Tehran

The 20th center offering skill development training to the labor children was inaugurated on Monday in district 10 of the capital,

Tehran to host Iranian puppet makers’ meeting

Tehran to host Iranian puppet makers’ meeting

Puppet makers and designers from across Iran will come together in a meeting in Tehran on Monday to discuss issues relating to the field.

Iran, UNICEF to cooperate on helping girls with disabilities

Iran, UNICEF to cooperate on helping girls with disabilities

The presidential department for women’s and family affairs announced a new cooperation with the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) regarding children focusing on girls with disabilities.

Iran needs youth league for talent identification: Katayoun Khosrowyar

Iran needs youth league for talent identification: Katayoun Khosrowyar

Katayoun Khosrowyar, head coach of Iran's U19 women's football team, is worried for not having a youth league for talent identification and for development of young players.

Charity foundation supports treatment of infertile couples

Charity foundation supports treatment of infertile couples

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, has financially supported 4,552 infertile couples in rural areas to receive necessary treatments, Ana ne

National scheme for birth defects management to be launched

National scheme for birth defects management to be launched

A national scheme for management of birth defects will be launched all around the country by the next one or two years, said Hamed Barakati, the director general for population, health and family office at the Ministry of Health.

Majlis approves $47m for releasing prisoners of unintentional crimes

Majlis approves $47m for releasing prisoners of unintentional crimes

Iranian parliament, Majlis, has approved 2 trillion rials (nearly $47 million) to be earmarked for releasing prisoners of unintentional crimes with the priority given to female prisoners, Mehr news agency reported on Tuesday.

Extensive vaccination against Polio in southeastern Iran

Extensive vaccination against Polio in southeastern Iran

Some 8,000 children under age five will be vaccinated against polio in southeastern Iran, said the head of the communicable diseases department at the Ministry of Health.

Children of Iranian mothers, foreign fathers permitted to get Iranian nationality

Children of Iranian mothers, foreign fathers permitted to get Iranian nationality

Children born to Iranian mothers and foreign fathers can get Iranian nationality upon their request, said Hassan Noruzi, a spokesman for the legal and judicial affairs committee of the Iranian parliament (Majlis).

Iranian children’s art biennial to open tomorrow

Iranian children’s art biennial to open tomorrow

The 7th National Biennial of Visual Arts, which is a showcase for artworks by Iranian children between 7 and 18, will open at the Institute for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (IIDCYA) in Tehran tomorrow.

Iran to hold first national online project Olympiad

Iran to hold first national online project Olympiad

The first round of online project Olympiad will be held in Iran in the next Iranian calendar year (starting on March 21), Fatemeh Mohajerani, an official with the Ministry of Education has said.

$8m earmarked for addiction prevention nationwide

$8m earmarked for addiction prevention nationwide

While a total budget of 330 billion rials (nearly $8 million) has been allocated to prevent addiction, the country is still short of budget in this regard, deputy head of anti-narcotics taskforce has said.