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Abolghassem Djazayeri

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CV last edited on: 2015/08/03

1.

Ph.D


Nutrition, University of London, London, England, 1973
2.

M.S


Food Science & Nutrition-Biochemistry, American University of Beirut, Lebanon, 1966
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B.Sc


Food Science & Nutrition, American University of Beirut, Lebanon, 1964
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Farsi


Speaking: Native, Reading: Native, Writing: Native
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. Spanish


Speaking: Medium, Reading: Good, Writing: Poor
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. French


Speaking: Good, Reading: Good, Writing: Medium
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English


Speaking: Good, Reading: Good, Writing: Good
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AID scholarship (for B Sc.)


1960-64,
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Graduate Assistantship (for M. Sc.)


1964-66,
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3. CENTO Fellowship (for Ph. D.),


1970-73,
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4. Distinguished Professor of Medical Sciences, 1999 (1 of 12, at the


1999,
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5. Distinguished Professor of Nutrition, for Outstanding Supportive


April 2006 ,
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6. Pioneer Profesor of Medical Sciences (Nutrition), on the basis of a


February 2009,

مو قعيت علمي _ آكادميك

1.

Graduate Assistant


American Univ. of Beirut, Lebanon, 1964-66
2.

Food and Nutrition Instructor


Ahvaz Univ. Medical School, Ahvaz, Iran, 1968-70
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Visiting Scientist


Univ. of London, England, 1985-86
4.

. Professor of Nutrition


Tehran Univ. of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, 1976-2012
5.

Vice-Dean for Education


School of Public Health, Tehran Univ., Tehran, Iran, Since 1998

سمت اجرايي

1.

Head, Department of Nutrition


Ferdowsi Univ., Meshed, Iran, 1973-74
2.

Director, Office of International


School of Public Health, Tehran Univ., Tehran, Iran, 1986-87
3.

Head, Department of Nutrition


School of Public Health, Tehran Univ., Tehran, Iran, 1980-92
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Deputy Director for Research


National Nutrition and Food Research Institute, Tehran, Iran, 1993-97
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Director, Office of Nutrition


Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Tehran, Iran, 2010- 2011
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Head, Department of Educational Development


School of Nutritional Sciences and Dieteics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, 2012

B.Sc

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B.Sc.

English

1.

FAO-Nutrition Country Profiles: Afghanistan, Iran, and


Authors: Djazayery A
Publisher: http:/www.fao.org/countryprofiles/index.asp?lang=en&iso3=IRN., FAO. Rome, Italy., Original
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Chapter in book: New Nutrition, Capter 5 in Hales, D. (ed.), An Inviation to Health. 1997


Publisher: Farvardin Publishers, Tehran. (Persian editor: Mirzayi, E.) , ترجمه
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By Bread Alone, by Brown, L., 1974


Edition, 1990, ترجمه
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Guidelines for Training Community Health Workers in Nutrition. WHO Offset Public., 1981


WHO Offset Public., 1981, ترجمه
5.

Brave New World Revisited, by Aldous Huxley, 1957


Persian Edition, 1977., ترجمه
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Guidebook to Biochemistry, by Yudkin, M. and Offord, R. Cambridge Unive, Press, 1971


Persian Edition, 1974, ترجمه
7.

The Role of Flavonoids in Cardiovascular Disease:


Authors: Djazayery, A
Publisher: , Watson, R. and Preedy, V. (Editors), , Original
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Fats and Fatty Acids in Nutrition of the Iranian People. In Wild-Type Food in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Chapter 35


Authors: Djazayery, A. and Jazayery, Sh
Publisher: De Meester, F. and Watson, R.R. (Editors), Humana Press: Totowa, NewJersey, 2008, Original
9.

Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Physical and Mental Health and Disease. In Wild-Type Food in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Chapter 21


Authors: Djazayery, A. and Jazayery, Sh
Publisher: De Meester, F. and Watson, R.R. (Editors), Humana Press: Totowa, NewJersey, 2008, Original
10.

. English for the Students of Food Sciences


Authors: Djazayery, A
1995. Reprinted 5 times, تالیف
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English for the Students of Nutrition. The Center for Studying and Compiling University Books in Humanities


Authors: Djazayery, A
Tehran, 1993. Reprinted 3 times, تالیف

Papers

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Effects of dietary supplementation of omega-3 fatty acids on hyperactivity and serum inflammatory mediators in children with attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder


Authors: Hariri, M., Jazayery, A., Jalali, M., Rahimi،, A., Abdollahian, E
Journal of School of Public Health & Institute of Public Health Research, 9, 45-54, Year. 2012,
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Vitamin D status of type-2 diabetic patients as compared to healthy subjects


Authors: Taheri, E., Djalali, M., Saedi, A., Djazayeri, A., Rahimi, A., Hashimi, M.
Journal of School of Public Health & Institute of Public Health Research, 9, 1-10, Year. 2012,
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Central obesity in women and its relation with plasma testosterone and estradiol levels


Authors: Maddah, M., Djazayery, A. et al
Fertility and Non-fertility Quarterly, Autumn 2001: 53-57, Year. 2001,
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The relation between sex hormones and anthropometric indices in men


Authors: Maddah, M., Djazayery, A. et al
Fertility and Non-fertility Quarterly, Spring 2001: 4-13, Year. 2001,
7.

The effects of nutrition education on the nutritional knowledge and attitude of health volunteers in Tehran


Authors: Djazayery, A. et al
Jour. Med. Facul. Shahid-Beheshti Univ. Med. Sci. 24: 61-70, Year. 2001,
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Weight, height, body mas index, and energy and nutrient intakes of 11-14 year-old adolescent girls in Tehran, Iran.


Authors: Sadeghipour, H. R., Djazayery, A. et al
Tehran Univ. Med. Sci. Medical School Jour., 23: 63-69, Year. 1999,
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). Dietary quality with regard to calcium and iron densities in seven Iranian provinces


Authors: Rasaie,B., Keshavarz,A. Djazayery,A. et al
Iran. Jour. Public Health, 28: 47-54., Year. 1999,
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Food security and nutrient intakes in a group of high school girls in Tehran, Iran


Authors: Djazayery, A. et al
. Iran. Jour. Public Health, 28: 1-10, Year. 1999,
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). Effect of baking and addition of sodium-bicarbonate and ascorbic acid on Iranian Barbari bread fortified with iron and riboflavin.


Authors: Dastmalchi, F., Djazayery, A., and Rajabzadeh, N
Iran. Jour. Agric. Sciences, 30: 467-474, Year. 1999,
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). Prevalence of iron-deficiency anemia among mothers living in rural areas of Khorramabad City, Iran and factors affecting it. Iran


Authors: Ansari, F., Keshavarz,. A and Djazayery, A
Jour. Public Health, 28: 175-184, Year. 1999,
13.

Nutritional status of 2-5 year-old children in Khorramabad rural areas, Iran, and factors affecting it.


Authors: Kayghobadi, K., Djazayery, A., et al
. Jour. Kerman Univ. 6: 82-88., Year. 1999,
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Nutritional status of newborns in Veramin, Iran and their growth trend up to the age of 24 months


Authors: Soheiliazad, A. A., Djazayery,A. et al
Hakim Research Journal, Year. 1998,
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A. Food Consumption patterns in rural and urban low-income families


Authors: Samimi, B. and Djazayery
Seminal on Poverty and Poverty Alleviation, 19-21 May, 1996, Tehran, The Proceedings, pp. 181-198,
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Food Consumption and every intake trends in Iran during the period 1983-92


Authors: Djazayery, A. and Samimi, B
Agric. Econ. Develop. Quarterly, 4th year. 218-248, Year. 1996,
17.

The National Plan of Action for Nutrition: A Step towards nutritional poverty alleviation


Authors: . Djazayery, A
Plan & Budget Journal, No. 2 (Poverty Alleviation Supplement): 73-84., Year. 1996,
18.

Iron-, folic acid-, and vitamin B12-deficiency anemia among pregnant and non-pregnant women in Kerman, Iran.


Authors: Djalali, M., Djazayery,A. and Doostan.F
Iran. Jour. Public Health, 24: 25-34, Year. 1995,
19.

Effect of nutrition education on the nutritional awareness of mothers in the south of Tehran, Iran


Authors: Djazayery,A
Iran. Jour. Public Health, 24: 45-54, Year. 1995,
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International conference on Nutrition and Its follow-up in I.R. Iran


Authors: Djazayery, A
Quarterly Jour. Agric. Economic Studies (Special Issue on Food Security), 2: 241-256,
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The National Nutrition Situation and Plan of Action for Nutrition


Authors: Kimiagar, M. and Djazayery, A
Iranian Nut. Abs. Rev., 2: III – TX, Publication of the National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute,
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Strengthening primary health care through emphasizing the nutrition services component


Authors: Keshavarz, A. & Djazayery, A
Med. Jour. Shahid Beheshti Univ, Vol. 15th year (1 & 2),
24.

Methods of feeding children in rural areas of Sirjan, Iran. Part Two: Methods of feeding young children in health and diarrhoea


Authors: Kholdi, N., Djazayery, A., et al
. Iranian J. Publ. Health, Vol.19: 39,

English

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Relationship between srum zinc and leptin concentration in postmenopausal diabetic women


Authors: Taghdir, M., Jalali, M., Jazayeri, A, Ashourpour, M., Sepandi, M
Iranian J. Endocrin. , Year. 2010,
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The effects of probiotic and conventional yoghurt on lipid profile in women.


Authors: Sadrzadeh-Yeganeh H, Elmadfa I, Djazayery A, Jalali M, Heshmat R, Chamary M
Br J Nutr. 103:1778-83, Year. 2010,
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Vitamin-D-free regimen intensifies the spatial learning deficit in Alzheimer's disease


Authors: Taghizadeh M, Djazayery A, Salami M, Eshraghian MR, Zavareh SA
Int J Neurosci. 121:16-24, Year. 2011,
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Efficacy of Flour Fortification with Folic Acid in Women of Childbearing Age in Iran


Authors: Abdollahi, Z, Elmadfa, I, Djazayery, A., Golalipour, M.J., Sadighi, J., Salehi, F., Sadeghian Sharif, S
. Ann Nutr Metab 2011;58:188-196 (DOI: 10.1159/000329726)., Year. 2011,
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Effects of eicosapentaenoic acid and vitamin C on glycemic indices, bloodpressure, and serfum lipids in type 2 diabetic Iranian males


Authors: Shakouri Mahmoudabadi, MM., Djalali, M., Djazayery, SA., Keshavarz, SA., Eshraghian, MR., Saboor Yaraghi, AA., Askari, G., Ghiasvand, R., Zartei, M
J Res Med Sci. 16:28, Year. 2011,
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Serum zinc levels in children and adolescents with type-1 diabetes mellitus


Authors: Estakhri, .M., Djazayery, A., Eshraghian, MR, Majdzadeh, R, Jalali, M, Karamizadeh, Z, Chamari, M, Peyrovi Milani, M
Iranian J Publ Health, 40, No.4, 2011, pp.83-88. , Year. 2011,
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Insulin-like growth factor-1 levels in children and adolescents with type1 diabetes mellitus and its relationship with serum zinc


Authors: Estakhri, .M., Jalali, M, Djazayery, A., Majdzadeh, R, Eshraghian, MR, Karamizadeh, Z, Arvintan, S., Milani, MP
Iranian Journal of Diabetes and Lipid Disorders, 10, 1-6., Year. 2011,
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Effects of daily milk supplementation on improving the physical and mental function as well as school performance among children: Results from a school feeding program


Authors: Rahmani, K., Djazayery, A., Habibi, M.I., Heidari, H., Motlagh, A.R.D., Pourshahriari, M., Azadbakht, L.
. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 16, Issue 4, 469-476., Year. 2011,
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Regular consumption of vitamin D-fortified yogurt drink (Doogh) improved endothelial biomarkers in subjects with type 2 diabetes: A randomized double-blind clinical trial.


Authors: ). Shab-Bidar, S. , Neyestani, T.R. , Djazayery, A., Eshraghian, MR., Houshirrad, A.,Gharavi, A., Kalayi, A., Shariatzadeh, N., Zahedirad, M., Khalaj, N., Haidari, H.
BMC Medicine, 9, 24 November 2011, Article number 125., Year. 2011,
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). The effect of omega-3 fatty acids on serum paraoxonase activity, vitamins a, e, and c in type 2 diabetic patients


Authors: ). Kouchak, A., Djalali, M., Eshraghian, M., Saedisomeolia, A., Djazayery, A. , Hajianfar, H.
. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 16, Issue 7, 878-884, Year. 2011,
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). Iron status and socio-economic determinants of the quantity and quality of dietary iron in a group of rural Iranian women


Authors: Djazayery, A. et al
Eastern Mediterranean Health Jour. 7: 107-111, Year. 2001,
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Effect of nutrition education on the knowledge and attitude of health volunteers in Tehran


Authors: Djazayery, A. et al
Medical Research; Shahid-Beheshti School of Medicine Research Journal. 24: 90-95, Year. 2000,
14.

Food consumption patterns and nutritional problems in the Islamic Republic of Iran


Authors: Djazayery, A. and Pajooyan, J
Nutr. Health 14: 53-61. , Year. 2000,
15.

Vitamin A status in I.R


Authors: Kimiagar, M., Djazayery, A. et al
Iran. Sight & Life Newsletter, 2/1996, pp. 9-11,
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Dietary Salt Reduction Potentiates The Action of Hypotensive Drugs


Authors: Djazayery, A. et al
Med. Jour. Islamic Rep. Iran., 29: 207-217.,
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The Effects of Total Energy and Individual Nutrient Intakes on Energy Balance


Authors: Djazayery, A
Wld. Rev. Nutr. Diet, Vol.52,
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Assessment of the nutritional status of pre-school children in Mehabad rural areas


Authors: Djazayery, A., Barzgar, M.A. and Kayghobadi, K
, Jour. Trop. Pediatr, Vol.29,
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), Evaluation of rural primary health care services in Iran: Report on vital statistics in West Azarbaijan


Authors: Barzegar, M.A. and Djazayery, A
A.J.P.H, Vol.71, No.1981,
23.

Energy balances in obese mice, Nutr


Authors: Djazayery, A., Miller, D.S. and Stock, M.J
Metab, Vol.23,
24.

Effect of backing and amino acid


Authors: Maleki, M. and Djazayery. A
J. Sc. Fd, Vol.Agric., 19,

Abstracts and Presentations

English

1.

Effects of dietary supplementation with eicosapentaenoic acid and vitamin E on the blood C-reactive protein content and antioxidant status in male basketball players.


NutSoc. Summer Meeting
Date: June 30-July 3, 2008-Type : Abstract, Lecturer,
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Effect of omega-3 fatty acid supplement on serum level of pro- and anti-inflammatory adipokines in overweight diabetic men. , UAE University, .


Oral Abstarct No. 32, The 6th International Scientific Conference for Medical Students in the GCC Countries
Location: Dubai,
Date: 18-21 Jan. 2009-
Authors: Giahi, L., Djazayery, A., Larijanbi, B.
Type : خلاصه, Lecturer,
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Energy balances of mice treated with gold-thioglucose and monosodium glutamate.



Authors: Djazayery, A., Miller, D. S. and Stock, M. J.
Type : خلاصه, Journal: Proceedings of the Nutrition Society , Lecturer,
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The use of gold-thioglucose and monosodium glutamate to induce obesity in mice


Date: 1973-
Authors: Djazayery, A. and Miller, D. S.
Type : خلاصه, Journal: Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, Lecturer,
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Journal of Nutritional Sciences and DIetetics


November 2014- Editor-in-chief,
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Iranain Journal of Nutrition Science and Food Technology, published by the National Nutrition & Food Technology Research Institute Tehran, Iran,


Editorial Board Member,
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Journal of the School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, published in Persian (with English abstracts)


Editorial Board Member,
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Iranian Journal of Public Health, official publication


Editorial Board Member,
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Iranian Public Health Association, Iran


Activity Type:Member
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Iranian Nutrition Society (ATA), Iran.


Activity Type:Member
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Nutrition Society (RPHNutr.), UK


Activity Type:Member
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Other international activities


(1).Member, WHO Expert Advisory Panel on Nutrition. (appointed by Secretary General, World Health Organization, UN.). Members of the Panel are officially  International Nutrition Experts.

     (2).  RPHNutr (Registered Public Health Nutritionist, The Nutrition Society, UK).

     (3). Active participation in the preparation and field testing of the first draft of the following book: “Guidelines for Training Community Workers in Nutrition”, WHO Offset publication, No. 59, Geneva, 1981. The field testing was done in 2 Iranian provinces. My own Persian translation of this book was published in 1985, by the Iranian Ministry of Health, and is used in training community health workers in nutrition.

(4). Fully active member of an international team for development of a National Nutrition Promotion Project for Iran, 1987.

(5). Active participation, representing the Iranian Academy of Medical Sciences, in an Inter-Academy Planning Meeting entitled the U.S.-IranianCooperation in Addressing Global Issues (including Food Safety and Food Security; Energy Transitions; Education and Human Values), held in Fondation des Trailles, Tourtour, France, June 21-25, 2003.  (Academies represented at the meeting were: from U.S.A: National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engieering, and Institute of Medicien; from Iran: IranianAcademyof Sciences and IranianAcademyof Medical Sciences; from France: FrenchAcademyof sciences.)   

(6). Member of Scientific and Planning Committees, Workshop on Food Safety and Food-borne Disease Surveillance Systems, organized by the US Institute of Medicine, in coopeartion with WHO, FAO, and Research Center For Gastroenterolgy and Liver Disease, Shahid-Beheshti University fo Medical Sciences, Tehran, 

(7). Paricipation in an official visit to USA, sponsored by The Institute of  International Education (IIE), Washington, D.C., March 19-April 4, 2007:

Public Health and Medicine: A Project for Iranian Medical Professionals

(8). Member of International Advisory Boards of the following 2 companies:

 

      1. MINAMI NUTRITION, Belgium

      2. BELOVO Co., Belgium

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International Consultancy Work


(1). Preparation of the document Nutrition Country Profile for Iran(joint activity), 1991.

(2). Consultant to, and preparing the background document “Food Control and Safety in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Ministry of Agriculture, Tehran1994”, for the Workshop on Post-harvest Losses and Food Control and Safety, 17-19 October, 1994, Tehran.

(3). Consultant: National Workshop on Post-harvest Losses and Food Control and Safety, November, 1994, FAO and Ministry of Agriculture

(4). Preparation of a new version of the Nutrition Country Profile (NCP) for Iran, March, 2001. (Available on the Internet: www.fao.org: Nutrition Country Profiles: IRAN).

WHO

(1). Short-term consultant for formulation of a national Nutrition Plan for the Republicof Jibouti, May 5-30, 1991.

(2). Short-term consultant for Training the Trainers in Nutrition, Ministry of Health, Jan. 23-Feb. 23, 1995, Afghanistan.

(3). Facilitator, First National Technical Consultation Workshop on Iran Malnutrition and Food/Flour Fortification, WHO/National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute,5-6 July 2005, Tehran, Iran

(4). Consultant for preparing a National Healthy Diet Strategy and Plan of Action, Jul 2012-Jan 2013, Tehran, Iran.

(5). Consultant for revising the National Food-Based Dietary Guidelines, 2014-2015, Tehran, Iran.

 

UNICEF

(1). Consultant for the preparation of the document “Situation Analysis of Women and Children in I.R. Iran, 1988", Tehran, 1988.

(2). Consultant for, and active participation in implementing, The National Child Survival Campaign, organized by UNICEF and Ministry of Health, 1989.            

     World Bank

     Senior consultant for planning and developing graduate nutrition programms in Iran, in connection with the following project, January–December 2005:

        Secondary Primary Health Care and Nutrition Project In the Islamic

Republicof Iran

World Bank Loan No. 4550

Graduate Level Training in Nutrition

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International Advisory Work (UN Specialized Agencies)


Advisor to many international consultation meetings organized by the UN specialized Agencies (FAO, WHO, UNICEF, UNHCR):

(1). Inter-country Meeting on Nutritional Surveillance, Islamabad, Pakistan, October, 1988 (FAO/WHO).

(2). Consultation Meeting on Developing A Regional Nutrition Research Centers Network, Tunis, Tunisia, 7-11 Aug., 1989 (FAO/WHO).    

(3). Workshop on Towards a National Nutrition Policy, Alexandria, Egypt, 26-30 Nov., 1989(WHO)

(4). Consultation Meeting on community Involvement for Nutrition

Promotion, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 28 May-1 June, 1990(WHO).

(5). Inter-country Nutrition Research Network Workshop, Manama, Bahrain, June 8-12, 1991(WHO)

(6). Regional Meeting on Development of a Curriculum for a Regional

Nutrition Course for personnel involved in nutrition services. April 28-May 2, Cairo, Egypt

(7). Regional Preparatory Meeting for the International Conference on

Nutrition (ICN), Cairo, Egypt, 12-16 April 1992 (WHO).

(8). ICN Preparatory conference (Prepcom), Geneva, Switzerland, August 1992  (WHO).

(9). Intercountry Workshop on Follow-up of the ICN, Alexandria, Egypt, 25-29 Sep., 1994 (WHO)

(10). Regional Workshop on Iron-deficiency and Anemia Control, Tehran, Nov. 1995 (WHO/UNICEF)

(11). Consultation on Caring for the Nutritionally Vulnerable during

Emergencies, Rome, Italy, 24-27 Feb, 1998 (WHO/UNHCR)              

(12). Workshop on Food-based Dietary Guidelines, Amman, Jordan, No. 16-19, 1998 (FAO)

     (13). Joint WHO/FAO Expert Consultation on Diet, Nutrition     

      and the  Prevention of Chronic Diseases, Geneva, Switzerland,       

     28 Jan-1Feb,  2003 (WHO/FAO)

     (14). Head of Iranian Delegation: Codex Committeeon

     Nutrition and  Foods for Special Purposes-25thSession, Bonn,

     Germany, 3-7 Nov.  2003 (Joint FAO/WHO Food Standards

     Programme)

     (15). WHO Meeting First National

     Training Workshop on Planning For Effective

     Communications Strategies to Improve Nutrition Programmes,

     Dec 20111, Tehran, Iran

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