World Health Summit Regional Meeting 2019

Date: April 29–30, 2019
Venue: Kish International Convention Center, Kish Island, Iran
Host: Tehran University of Medical Sciences 

Welcome Message

Ali Jafarian

WHS International President

Amir Takian

Secretary, WHS RM 2019




Organizer: Tehran University of Medical Sciences

The first modern center of medical training in Iran was founded in 1851. It was a part of the institute of Higher Education (Dar-ol-Fonoon). The School of Medicine was established as a part of University of Tehran in 1934. After the lslamic Revolution, medical schools and departments associated with medical fields were separated from the Ministry of Higher Education and were taken under the administration of the Ministry of Health, Treatment, and Medical Education. Since 1986, all those schools of University of Tehran which specialize in medical fields have carried on their activities independently as Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) which is the oldest and most well-known medical center in Iran, nationally as well as internationally.

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  • Health in Uncertain Situations
  • Global Health in a Transitional World
  • Sustainable Health Development
  • NCD & Mental Health
  • Planetary Health
  • Medical Education


  • Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MoHME) - IRAN
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) - IRAN
  • Kish Free Zone Organization - IRAN
  • Science and Technology Vice-Presidency - IRAN
  • National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) - IRAN
  • World Health Summit
  • World Health Organization (WHO)


Iran also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran is a country in Western Asia with a history of over 3,000 years and home to one of the oldest known civilizations. Iran is the 18th largest country in the world and the 17th most populated nation. Tehran is the capital and largest city of Iran. Other large metropolitan areas include, but are not limited to, Isfahan, Shiraz, Mashhad, Tabriz, Ahwaz, Yazd and Hamadan.

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Kish Island: Jewel of the Persian Gulf

Kish island located in the Persian Gulf, south of Iran, is a famous tourist attraction with state-of-the-art facilities for bath leisure and business enterprises. As a free trade zone, nationals of most countries do not need a visa to travel to Kish.

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World Health Summit Regional Meeting 2019 Brochure [pdf | 1.7 MB]










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