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Vacancy for an office coordinator at Mikhak DIC

Family Health Association of Iran is recruiting an office coordinator for Mikhak Drop in Center. Requested qualifications are as follow: -At least 2 years of experience in related field -Being expert in doing executive works -Good knowledge in Microsoft software -At least having diploma Eligible applicants must send their CV by 23rd Aban 1396 (14th November 2017) to info@fha.org.ir Fax number: 66907222 Phone number: 66421383 Sites: www.fha.org.ir , www.mikhak.fha.org.ir Applications are particularly encouraged from candidates openly living with HIV. FHA Iran is committed to equal opportunities and cultural diversity. Candidates from all sections of the community are welcome to apply. FHA Iran is also committed to the safety and protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults and this role may involve contact with these groups. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults in our programs.

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Holding “Prevention of violence and preparing care services for women” panel of FHA Iran in the 14th International Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology

“Prevention of violence and preparing care services for women” panel was held on 13th October 2017 on Razi International Conference Center, hall 2 in 14th international congress of obstetrics and gynecology. The aim of this panel was about familiarizing audience with violence concept, different types of violence, prevention of violence, effects of violence on people’s life and strategies for dealing with violence in the society. Coordinator of panel was Dr. Shahriari Afshar. Other panelists are as follow: Ms. Tayebeh Siavashi, Dr. Effat Sadat Merghati Khoei, Dr. Nahid KhodaKarami, Dr. Mehrandokht Abedini, Dr. Mehrzad Tashakkorian, Dr. Farid Barati Sadeh, Dr. Ataur Rahman. At the beginning of the meeting, Dr. Shahriari Afshar explained about definition of domestic violence, categories of violence, Gender Based Violence, violence against women, prevention of violence, intervening organizations about preventing of domestic violence, FHA Iran’s activities about preventing of domestic violence, then ...

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Holding “Service Statistics” workshop by Dr. Ataur Rahman

“Service Statistics” workshop was held on 11th October 2017 in the central office of FHA Iran by Dr. Ataur Rahman (Director, Programme (Technical) of SARO (South Asia Regional Office). In this workshop, Dr. Rahman explained about general concepts and definitions then he explained about the ways of entering statistics on SS form. The aim of this workshop was about capacity building for staff of FHA Iran.

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Meeting of Ms. Moayedi, vice president of EXCO, with mayor of Hannover (Germany)

Ms. Yasaman Moayedi, vice president of FHA EXCO, had a meeting with mayor of Hannover (Germany). She introduced FHA Iran's activities and Brailletonik sport as a factor in creating peace and friendship.

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Presentation of Dr. Shahriari Afshar in the meeting of social health and development

The role of NGOs in improving the health of vulnarable women was held on August 23rd, 2017 in UNESCO chair in Social Health and Development at university of Tehran. Totally 31 persons from different NGOs and organizations have attended in this meeting. The lecturers of this meeting were Dr. Shahriari Afshar (Patron of FHA Iran) who was the main lecturer, Dr. Nosrati (chair of educational section in UNESCO chair in Social Health and Development) and Dr. Vedadhir (officials for international communication in UNESCO chair in Social Health and Development).
At the beginning of the meeting, Dr. Nosrati explained about this meeting, activities of UNESCO chair in Social Health and Development and the background of Dr. Shahriari. After that, Dr. Shahriari started her presentation which was mainly about the women health, vulnerable women’ health situation and solution for improvement their situation in Iran. Also, she explained ...

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Holding a charity ceremony at Mikhak DIC

FHA Iran held a charity ceremony in order to attract donor’s help on 27th July at Mikhak DIC with presence of donors, representatives from Ministry of Health, district 12 of municipality, Iranian Psychological Association, Iranian Artists Forum, EXCO members of FHA, FHA staffs and clients.

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"I Decide Campaign 2017..."

FHA Iran held some programs in centers of association (Mikhak and YES) for vulnerable and ordinary groups on 11th July 2017. The main goals of these programs were about raising awareness of women about health and productive issue. In this regard, psychologist, midwife, health expert and trainers taught people and also, health and educational packages distributed among audiences.

In this day, 5 workshops were held at Mikhak and YES DIC and 80 people were taught. First workshop: at first, trainer talked about skills of increasing self-confidence against unwanted pregnancies. Then, she explained about reproductive health and contraceptive. Furthermore, an educational and health package distributed among participants. At the end of workshops, we served refreshments and then hold a competition between audiences. Awards were given to winners. Second workshop: this workshop was held for teenagers and youth on places for gathering neighbours district of municipality (Saray-e ...

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Attendance of Dr. Shahriari Afshar in 34 th Human Right Council at Geneva

34th sessions of HRC was held on 8th-16th March at Geneva. Iranian NGOs participated in this meeting. In this regard, Dr. Safieh Shahriari Afshar (Patron of FHA) participated in HRC and read some statements. Reading statements by Dr. Safieh Shahriari Afshar Also, representatives of NGOs met with special rapporteur of Iran and spokesperson for UNICEF.
meeting with special rapporteur of Iran
meeting with spokesperson for UNICEF

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Commemorate of International Women's Day in FHA Iran

Commemorate of International Women's Day was held on 8th March in the central office and centers of FHA Iran.
Central Office YES center Mikhak center

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Iranian NGOs complaining letter to Mr. António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres (Honorable Secretary General of the United Nations) about unjust and prejudicial orders issued by the president of the United States of America against seven Muslim-majority countries

To Mr. António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres Honorable Secretary General of the United Nations Greetings, We would like to express our appreciation regarding your logical and sound stance against the unjust and prejudicial orders issued by the president of the United States of America against seven Muslim-majority countries. Your solidarity with Iranian non-governmental organizations, civil activists both within the US and abroad in opposing this inhumane and racist action is a source of hope. We believe that the UN must apply the different international means within its power to force the American president to overturn his decision which has cost countless people to lose their civil rights. Unfortunately, another consequence of these executive orders has been to impose punishments on scientists and intellectuals visiting Iran. Such orders are aimed at limiting the interactions of minds between nations which not only is against the fundamental existence of the UN, but also is unjustifiable by ...

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