Tuesday, October 15, 2019


A meeting was held to encourage the country's research centers to be more active in the international arena and to cooperate with the World Health Organization (WHO)


A meeting was held in the Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MOHME)'s Deputy of Research and Technology to encourage research centers to be more active in the international arena and to strengthen their cooperation with WHO. The meeting was organized by the Secretariat of WHO Collaborating Centers (WHOCCs) settled in Kerman University of Medical Sciences in cooperation with the Ministry of Health's Deputy of Research.

The aim of the meeting was to utilize the scientific capacity of the country's active research centers (taking the WHO criteria into account), so that these centers can interact and cooperate effectively at the international level.

The Ministry of Health and Medical Education, with the goal of developing internationalization, emphasizes further interactions with WHO within the framework of WHOCCs and carrying out the international research project

Increasing cooperation with international organizations, especially with WHO, in the fields of research, education and healthcare services helps to solve the health problems of the country. This will contribute to the use of the international resources to promote the country's health goals and priorities.

In order to expand and strengthen the international scientific relations with the international organizations, at the end of the meeting, it was agreed that it is absolutely necessary to establish comprehensive programs and to perform constructive and positive roles in order to take actions towards improving health standards in the country and the region.