Iran

Institute of Public Health Research

Tel: +98 21 88 99 11 12
Fax: +98 21 88 99 11 13

P.O. Box 6446-14155

Tehran, Iran

Reza Majdzadeh - Director

http://nihr.tums.ac.ir

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Institute Profile

The Institute of Public Health Research of Iran monitors health status and promotes the the use of scientific evidence by health policy makers at the national level.  It also promotes cooperation between relevant institutions through networking between researchers and policy makers and produces research and analytical reports on health systems to inform health policies.

Departments within the institute include:

  • Health in Emergencies and Disasters
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Healthcare Provision System
  • Quality in Healthcare
  • Human Resource for Health
  • Facilities, equipment and medicines management and procurement
  • Population-Based Health Services
  • Healthcare Law and Ethics
  • Healthcare Financing and Payment

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Iran

Iran Facts

POPULATION:

74,196,000

SIZE:

1,648,195 sq km

GDP (USD):

$331 billion

AVERAGE INCOME:

$10,850

LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH:

- Coronary Heart Disease
- Storke
- Cancers
- Road Traffic Accidents
- Hypertension

INFANT MORTALITY:

22 deaths/1,000 live births

AVERAGE LIFE SPAN:

Male: 70 
Female: 75

 


Source: WHO, World Bank, World Health Rankings