Children and Adolescents Health Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Science, Zahedan, Iran
Children and Adolescents are over a quarter of the world’s population. This generation faces new and different health. Health studies in related research centers for this population focus on the health and wellbeing of children and adolescents in the places where they live.
The centers undertake locally and nationally unique studies of how children grow into adolescence. Prevention researches addressee questions about how schools and local neighborhoods can become healthier places for adolescents. There are particularly concerned with the health of children who face disadvantage and discrimination
Children and adolescent health research center with the aim of empowering research in clinical departments based on convergence in education, service and treatment, set up and approved on 29/2/2007 and finally agreed on 25/10/87.
Specific conditions in the region necessitated the need to pay attention to the future makers of our Islamic country. Common childhood diseases, high mortality of infants and children, high risk behaviors of adolescents, elevated malnutrition indexes, etc. are important factors that double the need for research to address these problems.
Currently, based on the needs assessment carried out, the research priorities of the center have been determined to move forward with the research in order to prioritize the existing problems. This center utilizes the appropriate physical facilities and valuable experiences of professors and experts interested in expanding the frontiers of knowledge, helping to improve educational processes in the field of medical sciences, and to implement policies of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education, such as evidence-based medicine and more.
The message from Center staff
We intend to do all the self-directed efforts to improve the health of children and adolescents by conducting high quality, purposeful and applied research.
In line with the national plan to acquire a decent place in health, the Children and Adolescent Health Research Center aims to gain a good place in the development of health science, technology and innovation in the provision, survival and promotion of the health of infants, children and adolescents, achieving the right national position of the country in equitable treatment. This part of population needs promotion of physical, mental, social, spiritual health and security promotion such that identifying the strategic priorities is a highlighted key for achievement the needs. Infant and child mortality reduction is possible through the innovation in health system that providing high survival.