Hossein Malek-Afzali

Hossein Malek-Afzali

Hossein Malek-Afzali (born 1939) is an Iranian scientist, physician and an associate of World Health Organization.

He is currently full professor at the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Tehran University. He also acted as deputy health minister of Iran.

Malek-Afzali is the author of more than 80 articles in international journals and several books in English and Persian. [ [http://www.cdcd.hbi.ir/en/resume/malekafzali.htm Dr Hossein Malekafzali Ardakani ] ]

In 2007 United Nations awarded him with the prestigious UN Population Award. Malek Afzali has helped design strategies to improve health procedures, particularly adolescent health, reproductive health and family planning. In the field of reproductive health, he has engaged policymakers and religious leaders in the planning and implementation of reproductive health programmes in Iran. [ [http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=22424&Cr=population&Cr1= Four laureates awarded UN Population Fund’s highest honour ] ]


*United Nations Population Award (2007) [ [http://news.gooya.eu/society/archives/060234.php gooya news :: society : جايزه جمعيت سازمان ملل به ملک افضلی از ايران اهدا شد، فارس ] ]


ee also

*Intellectual movements in Iran
*Contemporary Medicine in Iran

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