Preventive Cardiovascular Care Research Center
Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
According to the epidemiological transition that has occurred in recent years in many countries, cardiovascular disease and risk factors associated with it has become one of the most important health problems.

Cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of death in many societies around the world, including Iran.

In Iran, 40% of all deaths are caused by cardiovascular disease. The most important risk factors are: Poor nutrition, lack of exercise, smoking, obesity, hypertension, diabetes, lipid disorders, which are all rooted in inadequate living patterns Change of lifestyle risk behaviors can be reduced prevalence rate of 80%

Proper and timely diagnosis and treatment, and rehabilitation of these patients will cause a serious decline in mortality and morbidity.

Mashhad University of Medical Sciences was launched with the primary goal of prevention, Secondary and Tertiary of cardiovascular disease and the reform of public life. The Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Strategic Plan is one of the activities for prevention and control of cardiovascular disease.


Last Update : 2017-12-17 13:32:59

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Main address: University St., Ghoraishy Building 91375-345 Mashhad, Iran ,
Tel:( 98 511) 841 2081-5 , Fax:( 98 511) 8430249 , E-mail: Info(at) Members: - Schools and Hospitals School: Dentistry , School: Health , School: Medicine , School: Nursing & Midwifery , School: Paramedical , School: Pharmacy , School: Traditional Medicine , Hospital: Dr.Sheikh , Hospital: Dr.Shariati , Hospital: Emam Reza , Hospital: Ghaem , Hospital: Hashemi Nezhad , Hospital: Ibn-e-Sina , Hospital: Khatam-al-Anbia , Hospital: Montaserie , Hospital: Ommul-Banin , Hospital: Omid , Hospital: Shahid Kamyab , Hospital: Taleghani , History: Mashhad Faculty of Medicine was officially opened on Nov. 23, 1949 by Dr Zanganeh, the minister of culture. The school started out with 61 students, one associate professor and seven tutors. In 1956, when the school of Arts opened, the two schools merged to form the University of Mashhad. In 1989, the faculties offering Medical Sciences' degrees across the country separated from the Ministry of Culture and Higher Education. New emerging Medical Universities have gone under management of Ministry of Health, Treatment and Medical Education. Thus the original University of Mashhad was divided into two independent universities: "Ferdowsi University of Mashhad" and "Mashhad University of Medical Sciences'. Mashhad University of Medical Sciences operates at present with 8 faculties, 32 hospitals, 179 rural and 147 urban health centers. It covers an enormous area stretching from the north east to the central parts of the country, which makes it the largest university of Medical Sciences providing health care and treatment services. With 597 teaching staff, 1645 MDs with different specialties, 138 dentists, 123 pharmacists and 25, 402 employees, the university provides health care and medical services to the area's large population as well as to over 25 million tourists a year.

Preventive Cardiovascular Care Research Center, Heart Department, Imam Reza Hospital, Mashhad - Iran, Postal Code 9137913316, P.O. Box 913791 - 3316, Tel.: +98 51 38544504, Fax: +98 51 38544504
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