Kerman University of Medical Sciences (KMU) welcomed the representative of WHO in Iran
Dr. Christoph Hamelmann traveled to Kerman to get familiar with the research, education and health activities of Kerman University of Medical
Sciences. In his first meeting with the Chancellor and Vice-chancellors of the University, he went on to learn about the KMU internationalization
activities and the activities of research centers including Leishmaniasis, Hydatid Cyst, Oral and Dental Diseases, Environmental Health Engineering,
HIV/HUB and the WHOCCs Secretariat in a two-hour meeting held in Pars Hotel in Kerman. The representative of the World Health Organization in
Iran expressed appreciation for the activities carried out by these research centers.
During his stay, he also visited the Maternity Facility Center in Zangiabad, Malayeri and Vahdat Health Services Centers for immigrants and
The Institute for Futures Studies in Health (IFSH) received Dr. Hamelmann on Wed. November 28 and the heads of the IFSH research centers as
well as KMU Think Tank introduced their centers and achievements.
In the afternoon, Dr. Hamelmann paid a visit to one of the KMU Drop-in-Centers and got familiar with Rostam project, being carried out by
World Health Summit Regional Meeting 2019 - Kish Island, Iran
The World Health Summit is the annual conference of the M8 Alliance of Academic Health Centers, Universities and National Academies. Through the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) for Health, it is organized in collaboration with all National Academies of Medicine and Science.
The World Health Summit aims to improve health all over the planet, catalyzing that process through collaboration and open dialogue, and steering tomorrow’s agenda to improve research, education, healthcare, and policy outcomes.
It brings together researchers, physicians, key government officials, and representatives from industry as well as from NGOs and healthcare systems all over the world to address the most pressing issues facing every facet of healthcare and medicine in the upcoming decade and beyond.
Dr. Hamidreza Rashidinejad , the chancellor of Kerman University of Medical Sciences, as well as Dr. Bagher Amirheidari, the Chancellor Adviser and Director of International relations, also attended the meeting and had successful negotiations with international speakers to start scientific cooperation between Kerman University of Medical Sciences and their respective institutes.
“How to collaborate with WHO and Internationalization priorities” workshop
A workshop on “How to collaborate with WHO and Internationalization priorities”, arranged by the Secretariat of WHOCCs and network of international research centers (NIRC) was held on 8 December 2019 in the Conference Hall of Ali Ebn Abi Taleb Hospital, Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences. Heads of research centers and the staff of international department also attended the meeting.
During this 4-hour workshop , necessities, priorities and obstacles of internationalization of universities , concepts ,and essential factors for collaborating with WHO, how to sign up in the EU site and get a PIC Number in order to get international grants were presented by Dr.Amirheidari, Director of International Affairs of KMU, Dr.Eshaghi, Deputy Head of WHOCCs and NIRC, and Mahdiyeh Barjesteh, Senior Officer of International Relations.
“Internationalization and How to Apply for International Grants” workshop
Online workshop, Internationalization and How to Apply for International Grants, was held on 16 September 2020 by KMU directorate for international affairs with collaboration of the secretariat of WHOCCs in Iran and network of international research centers (NIRC) to enhance the international communication of Kerman University of Medical Sciences and the research centers with the presence of more than 100 participants.
internationalization issues, international grants and how to achieve them were taught by Dr. Bagher Amirheidari, Director of International Affairs of KMU, and Mahdiyeh Barjesteh, Senior Officer of International Relations.