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03 April 2006
Volunteer Health Workers in Iran as Social Activists 
Published by the Women Living Under Muslim Laws in December 1998, this paper tackles not only health issues in pre-war Iran but also provides analysis on the role of women, volunteers and civil society groups in achieving democracy.  Read article
06 January 2004
Red Cross Red Crescent earthquake emergency services treat 1,000 patients 
Geneva: Over 1,000 patients have so far been treated by the emergency medical services established in Bam at the weekend by the Red Cross and Red Crescent and which include a 200-bed referral hospital which is replacing the facilities destroyed in the earthquake.  Read article
30 December 2003
Iran earthquake: Red Cross Red Crescent aid reaches tens of thousands 
Bam: More than 40,000 families, victims of the devastating earthquake that

struck the city of Bam, in south-eastern Iran on December 26, have now

received aid from the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS).

  Read article
06 March 2003
Iran creates a volunteer centre 
Tehran: Building on the outcome of the International Year of Volunteers (IYV) 2001, the Municipality of Tehran recently announced the construction of Volunteer Center to mark International Volunteer Day (IVD).  Read article

 

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Tehran's health patrol 
Iran Mokhtari, now 57, was one of the first recruits. Although she had only a primary-school education, she was taught the information that she needed to pass on in her community. Stopping at a home on her street, she rings a neighbor's doorbell. "Open up. I'm your health volunteer," she says, and instantly, the door is buzzed open.  Visit site