The Effects of Sanctions on Children's Health

The meeting on "Iranian Children's Right to Health during Sanctions" was held at the Center for Strategic Studies in September 2019.
PictureThe Effects of Sanctions on Children's Health

According to the basic rignts of children found in the Convention on the Rights of the Child and also the other international law documentas, the US sanctions against Iran in general and against Iranian children in particular are a violation of human rights. Especially with regard to the cruel sanctions against Iran, the question of children's right to health is one of the high priorities of governmental policies in the Islamic Republic of Iran. The meeting on "Iranian Children's Right to Health during Sanctions" was held to pursue different aspects of this issue.

The following researchers from different institutions participated in the meeting:

  • Sarah Shah Ali
  • Mahmood Abbasi, Human Rights Deputy of Ministry of Justice
  • Fardad Doroudi, UNAIDS Country Director
  • Mohammad Ali Hemmati, Member of the Social Security Organization's board of directors
  • Peyman Salamati, Representative of the Iranian Medical Council (IRIMC)
  • Will Parks, UNICEF representative in Iran
  • Farid Imanzadeh, Head of Mofid Hospital
  • Sayyed Hamed Barakati, Director General of population, school and family's helath at the Ministry of Health and Medical Education
  • Habibollah Masoudi Farid, Social Deputy of the State Welfare Organization of Iran
  • Saman Yousefvand
  • Sarah Rezaei
  • Samaneh Madah
  • Zahra Ebrahimi
  • Mohammad Saleh Noghreh Kar
  • Somayeh Khazaei
  • Arasb Ahmadian
  • Arezou Rostamzad
  • Elham Ahmadinejad
  • Minoo A'rabi
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