THE INTEGRATION OF MEDICAL EDUCATION AND HEALTH CARE SYSTEM IN THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN: A HISTORICAL OVERVIEW

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Seyed Alireza Marandi 1 , *

1 Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatologist) in Shaeehid Beheshti university of medical sciences and health services. Former minister of health, treatment and medical education in Islamic Republic of Iran

How to Cite: Marandi S A. THE INTEGRATION OF MEDICAL EDUCATION AND HEALTH CARE SYSTEM IN THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN: A HISTORICAL OVERVIEW, J Med Edu. 2001 ; 1(1):e104925. doi: https://doi.org/10.22037/jme.v1i1.6245.

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Journal of Medical Education: 1 (1); e104925
Published Online: May 12, 2014
Article Type: Research Article
Received: May 12, 2014
Accepted: May 12, 2014
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Abstract

In 1985, an act was passed by the parliament of the Islamic Republic of Iran which established a new, integrated Ministry of Health and medical education. The ministry was now responsible not only for the health care of the people but also for the education of health personnel. Internationally, it is ac accepted fact that many of the major accomplishments in the area of public health, for which our country is justly famous, have been due to the establishment and expansion of an excellent health care network and its integration into our universities of medical sciences.

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