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Participation of Dr. Shahriari Afshar in 37th session of Human Rights Council at Geneva and reading statements

Dr. Shahriari Afshar Patron of FHA Iran participated in 37th session of HRC meeting at Geneva from 7th March to 16th March 2018. She read statements in the meeting. Statements are as follow: Special Rapporteur The Devastating Effects of Sanctions on the health of the Iranian people Family Health Association of Iran Mr. President According to the definition of health given by the WHO’s constitution, all government and NGOs must work to promote the health of all people in our societies and in the global village, as emphasized in MDGs and SDGs. Meanwhile, the sanctions imposed upon Iran have become one of the fundamental obstacles in the provision of health services to Iranian citizens, and has put the wellbeing of our society at great risk. In other words, the Iranian people’s health which is one of their fundamental Human rights has been ...

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Participation in the 11th session of Iranian NGOs conference

The 11th session of NGOs conference held on 28th February and 1st March 2018 at Esfahan. The focus of conference was about social participation, social demand and sustainable development. Two of FHA Iran’s staff participated in the conference for capacity building. First day of conference (28th February 2018) First day of conference started with opening ceremony’s speeches from Ministry of Health, Ministry of Interior, Esfahan Governor and executive staff of conference. After opening ceremony, two panels were held: Panel of sustainable development and panel of social participation. Second day of conference (1st March 2018) Three panels were held on second day of conference: panel of social demand, panel of social responsibility and panel of Non-Governmental Organization’s laws. At the end of second day, closing ceremony of conference was held.

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FHA Iran’s meeting with director general of Public Diplomacy and Media of Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Joint meeting of FHA Iran, Social deputy of Iran University of Medical Sciences and Brailletonik Association held on 1 January 2018 on Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The main focus of meeting was about cooperation, current problems and strategies for dealing with them.

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Cooperation of FHA Iran in educational conference about preventing of HIV/AIDS

Educational conference about preventing of HIV/AIDS for teachers of cities of Tehran province with cooperation of Tehran Governor, Ministry of Education, IRIB (Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting), Iran University of Medical Sciences and Family Health Association of Iran held on 13 December 2017 in Tehran. In this conference, Dr. Shahrivar, Dr. Khoei and Dr. GolMohammadi explained about general situation of HIV/AIDS in Iran, different ways for preventing and transferring of HIV/AIDS especially among adolescents and youth.

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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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