Examining the Challenges of the Healthcare System and its Solutions in Providing Services to the Walking Pilgrims Referring to Ehsan Field Hospital on Arbaeen Walking of 2022

Navid Shafigh; Morteza Hasheminik; Somayeh Setoudeh; Haleh Alipour; Batoul Khoundabi; Zahra Molla Mohammad Alian Mehrizi; Seyed MohammadReza Hashemian

Volume 25, Issue 11 , 2023

  Background: The Arbaeen foot-pilgrimage in the Holy City of Karbala is one of the world's most significant religious events, attracting millions of pilgrims yearly. Health and hygienic issues in this gathering have always been a cause of concern for the communities involved. Objectives: The study aimed ...  Read More

Mushroom Poisoning of 1151 People in Iran; the Lessons Learnt: A Brief Report of Cases and the Literature Review

Abbas Ostadtaghizadeh; Hamidreza Aghababaeian; Mona Khaleghy Rad; Ladan Araghi Ahvazi; Maryam Kiarsi

Volume 21, Issue 9 , 2019, Pages 1-5

  Background: In Spring 2018, due to intense rainfalls in Iran, plenty of mushrooms had grown, some of which were poisonous and their consumption had induced poisoning in people of different provinces; 1151 mushroom poisoning cases were reported within 25 days from 12 May to 9 July 2018.Objectives: This ...  Read More

The Roles and Responsibilities of Community-Based Organizations in Responding to Public Health Emergencies: A Systematic Review

Fatemeh Rezaei; Mahmoud Keyvanara; Mohammad H Yarmohammadian; Mohammad R Maracy

Volume 21, Issue 4 , 2019, Pages 1-9

  Context: Alongside the re-emergence of public health emergencies, increasing displaced population in the world contributes to worsening the situation.Evidence Acquisition: We reviewed the partnerships of community-based organizations (CBOs) with health systems to identify the roles and responsibilities ...  Read More