News ID: 210189
Published: 0449 GMT February 18, 2018

WHO appoints Iran health minister as commissioner on NCDs

WHO appoints Iran health minister as commissioner on NCDs
MEHR NEWS AGENCY

At the official announcement of World Health Organization (WHO), Iranian Minister of Health and Medical Education Dr. Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi was appointed as commissioner to control and prevent non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

According to Mehr News Agency, Deputy Ministry of Health and Medical Education in International Affairs Mohsen Asadi Lari made the above remark and added, “Non-communicable diseases are the leading cause of 75 percent death of people in the country, so that WHO has emphasized on controlling these diseases in the world strictly.”

In this line, High Commissioner to Control Non-Communicable Diseases, headed by four presidents and ministers, was set up to guide joint programs across the world, he said, adding, “As a leading country, Iran approved document to control and prevent non-communicable diseases.”

He reiterated, “WHO has praised Iran’s role as one of the successful countries in controlling and preventing non-communicable diseases.”

To conclude his remarks, the deputy minister said, “It was stipulated that Iran’s progresses and achievements would be submitted in UN General Assembly in 2018.”

 

   
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