Reliability and Validity of Persian Version of WHO Mass Gathering COVID-19 Risk Assessment Tool- Generic Events in Iranian Population

Ahmad Soltani; Shahram Mohaghegh

Volume 25, Issue 2 , 2023

  Background: The risk of transmission of COVID-19 infection significantly increases with mass gatherings during the pandemic. According to WHO recommendations, the decision to hold, modify, postpone, or cancel gatherings of any size during the COVID-19 pandemic should rely on a risk-based approach. WHO ...  Read More

Effects of a Few Minutes of Abdominal Drawing-in Maneuver on Balance Test Results

Shahram Mohaghegh; Maryam Hajian

Volume 23, Issue 5 , 2021

  Introduction: The abdominal draw-in maneuver (ADIM) has been suggested to enhance core stability through the improvement of lumbopelvic stability. Although the effect of ADIM and core muscle activation on some biomechanical parameters has been studied, the effect of exercising a few minutes of this maneuver ...  Read More

Challenges of Health Services during Arbaeen Pilgrimage in 2019

Ahmad Soltani; Mahtab Aram; Farshid Alaeddini; Milad Ahmadi Marzaleh

Volume 23, Issue 4 , 2021

  Introduction: Arbaeen Pilgrimage is one of the worlds largest religious gatherings held in Iraq on the occasion of the 40th day of Imam Hussein martyrdom. The identification of the problems and challenges facing the Arbaeen Pilgrimage is of great help in holding this event safer in the future. The present ...  Read More

A Review of the Condition of OPD Patients in Arbaeen On-foot Pilgrimage in 2019

Leila Mohammadinia; Mehrab Sharifisadeh; Hadi Lashkari; Farid Moradian; Hamid choobineh

Volume 23, Issue 2 , 2021

  Background: The annual religious ritual of Arbaeen is the global largest mass gathering of pilgrims from different countries participating in a mass movement on an 80-km pathway to visit the Shrine of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad. The provision of health care for such a mass ...  Read More

The Necessity of Health-Centered Research in Arbaeen Mass Gathering

Ahmad Soltani

Volume 22, Issue 1 , 2020

  The Arbaeen Pilgrimage is one of the largest religious gatherings in the world, which is held on the 40th day of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the third Imam of Shia. According to the definition of the World Health Organization (WHO), mass gathering refers to a structured or spontaneous event held with ...  Read More