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A visit to the center by Officials from the Ministry of Health and Medical Education

Deputy to Management and Human Resources Development and Chairman of the Budget and Performance Monitoring Center of the Ministry of Health appreciated the center’s achievements


Dr. Sadr-o-Sadat, Deputy to Management and Human Resources Development of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education and Dr. Masoud Abolhallaj, Chairman of the Budget and Performance Monitoring Center of the Ministry of Health visited the Non-Communicable Diseases Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences on Tir 26th, 1396 (July 17th, 2017).

During this visit, the chairman of the Non-Communicable Diseases Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences gave a comprehensive report of the history of the center’s activities as well as its current ones, namely Social Workers’ Study Scheme, STEPs, IQCAMP, Telematics and other schemes along with a short description of their specific features respectively.

Mentioning the center’s vast international interactions and cooperation with credible universities and leading researchers as some of its distinguished features, Dr. Farzadfar further noted that the center pursues three major activities; first, health measurement; second, evaluating the performance of the health system; and third, providing policy- makers with solutions to enhance and strengthen the health system.

After expressing his gratitude for the effective measures of the Non-Communicable Diseases Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Dr. Sadr-o-Sadat further appreciated the center’s achievements, specifically the “Atlas of Disease Burden”, which he mentioned can be cited as a national document and which plays a determining role in the country’s health system.

He cited the center’s accomplishments as very “valuable” and hoped for future cooperation.

Dr. Sadr-o-Sadat welcomed the accomplished measures in the Hospital Beds Estimate Project and further explained that “the accurate studies conducted in the Non-Communicable Diseases Research Center can greatly contribute to the other primary estimates in this area and can more accurately support the Health Ministry in its goal to expand the Capacity of hospital beds.

During this visit, Dr. Abolhallaj also appreciated the center’s accomplishments, specifically in the “Atlas of Disease Burden” project, which he mentioned has greatly helped the Budget and Performance Monitoring Center of the Ministry of Health. He also expressed that the development in the health sector has been “exceptional” compared to other sectors. Mentioning the young force in the financial and budget sector, he went on to explain that “today there is a good opportunity for the youths to focus on serving and efficiency so that we can fully conduct the country’s vital research topics using the invaluable potentials of this center and other centers in the nation, whose results can finally be used in macro-scale development of the country and in developing useful schemes”.

Further in this friendly meeting, the guests visited the center’s bio-bank and its laboratory and closely observed the process of research activities in the center’s lab department. They also learned about the sampling method and the way the samples are sent.

Mutual agreement between Health faculty of TUMS and NCDRC

Mutual agreement signed between the health faculty of Tehran University of Medical Sciences and the Non-Communicable Diseases Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Reinforcing constructive cooperation with JICA in the health sector

During a visit to Japan by the Vice-Minister of Health and chairman of Non-Communicable Diseases Research Center, it was emphasized:

Reinforcing constructive cooperation with JICA in the health sector

Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) team visiting the Non-Communicable Diseases Research Center

During this meeting, chairman of the Non-Communicable Diseases Research Center presented the results of the Burden of Disease study, its methodology and the primary results of the Survey of the risk factors for non-communicable diseases.

Dr. Farzadfar’s Attendance in the Faculty of Health to introduce the NCDRC and its conducted studies on Farvardin 26th (April, 2017)

During this meeting, attended by members of different sub-faculties in the Faculty of Health of Tehran University of Medical Sciences and its students, the Non-Communicable Diseases Research Center and its conducted and current studies were introduced.

The Non-Communicable Diseases Research Center, chosen in Razi Festival

The Non-Communicable Diseases Research Center of the Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute of Tehran University of Medical Sciences was chosen as the best research center in the 22nd Razi Research Festival on Medical Sciences.

Dr. Farzadfar, the Chosen Researcher of Avicenna Festival (Ibn Sina Festival)

Avicenna Festival is annually held in Tehran University of Medical Sciences and cites active researchers in areas of medical sciences and health.

Unveiling the “Burden of Disease Atlas” in the National Health Conference

In the first National Health Conference, held in the conference hall of Razi University of Medical Sciences on the eighth of Esfand (May 16th), the latest research work of the Non-Communicable Diseases Research Center of the Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism of Tehran University of Medical Sciences, “Burden of disease Atlas”, was unveiled by the president, Dr. Rohani and the Minister of Health, Dr. Ghazi Zadeh Hashemi.

WHO’s Approval of “Survey on the Risk Factors of Non-Communicable Diseases in Iran”

WHO’s representative in Iran, Doctor Samin Sedighi, admired the high quality of “Survey on the Risk Factors of Non-Communicable Diseases in Iran”, which has been conducted by the Non-Communicable Diseases Research Center of the Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism of Tehran University of Medical Sciences. She also called for a comprehensive report of this study to be presented as a successful scheme in the United Nations General Assembly in the year 2018.

Promotion in Dr. Farzadfar’s academic status

In a message, Dr. Ali Jafarian congratulated Dr. Farzadfar, faculty member in Tehran University of Medical Sciences and chairman in the Non-Communicable Diseases Research Center of the institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism of Tehran University of Medical Sciences, on his achieving the rank Associate Professorship.

The visit of the representative of Road Transportation of Ministry of Roads and Urban Development

A meeting concerning Telematics project was held at Non-Communicable Diseases Research Center - Endocrinology and Metabolism Population Sciences Institute of Tehran University of Medical Sciences on August 16th, 2016, and Mr. Javad Hedayati and Mr. Akbarirad attended in this meeting. Dr. Farzadfar introduced the center and Telematics project to the invitees by technical details.

The report of World Health Organization (WHO) about Iran

World Health Organization has described the operation of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the field of health during recent years. In this report the presence of Dr. Chestnov, the Assistant Director General for Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health, in Iran, June 2016

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