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New Career Opportunities in Iran

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new jobs in Iran: Development Coordination Officer, Economist, UNDP – United Nations Development Programme Development Coordination Officer, Partnerships and Development Finance, UNDP – United Nations Development Programme Executive Associate to UN Resident Coordinator, UNDP – United Nations Development Programme Admin Intern, UNDP – United Nations Development Programme Administrative […]

New Career Opportunities in Iran

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new jobs in Iran: Health Program Manager, Relief International Programme Associate, UNDP – United Nations Development Programme National Professional Officer, WHO – World Health Organization ICLA Assistant (CVAT), Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) HR & Admin Manager, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) HR and Administration Officer, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) […]

Air Pollution Keeps Tehran Schools Closed

Schools were closed for the second day in Tehran on Tuesday as severe air pollution has reached alarming levels. Online data show that the air quality index has surpassed critical levels in some neighborhoods of Tehran, while the air quality has been declared “unhealthy for all groups” in almost the entire city. Officials shut the […]

New Career Opportunities in Iran

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new jobs in Iran: Expert Trainer for ToT in participatory Program Cycle Mgt, Relief International Protection Advisor, Relief International WASH Manager, Relief International Human Resources and Admin Coordinator, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Consultant for Education Impact Assessment, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Human Resources Assistant, United Nations Children’s Fund […]

New Career Opportunities in Iran

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new jobs in Iran: Cosultant for Database Development, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Consultant for Cash Impact Assessment, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Emergency Communications Assistant – Radio Operator, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) National Professional Officer, World Health Organization (WHO) (Source: UN) (Picture credit: Amir1140)

Iran on Fast-Track to Beating Noncommunicable Diseases

Since the 1960s, the Islamic Republic of Iran’s urban population has tripled and life expectancies have risen. This, however, has increased people’s exposure to tobacco, unhealthy diets, and physical inactivity – among the main risk factors for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), primarily cardiovascular and lung diseases, cancer and diabetes. Thankfully, advances led by the very highest […]

Video: Iran Cashing in on Medical Tourism

Medical tourism is on the rise as more people are taking trips to less developed countries to save thousands of dollars on healthcare and cosmetic surgery. According to the WHO, the global profit of medical tourism is estimated at $60bn a year. Among the countries pushing to get a bigger piece of the market is […]

What’s in Iran’s Bottled Water?

By a Correspondent in Tehran, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. You won’t believe what some Iranians have found in their bottled water The latest in a string of questionable food quality calls by the government is bringing to light issues such as […]