Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi

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Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi
Hassan Hashemi 2017.jpg
Hashemi in 2017
Minister of Health and Medical Education
In office
15 August 2013 – 3 January 2019
PresidentHassan Rouhani
Preceded byHassan Tarighat Monfared
Succeeded bySaeed Namaki
Personal details
Born
Seyyed Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi

(1959-03-21) March 21, 1959 (age 60)
Fariman, Iran
NationalityIranian
Political partyIndependent[1]
Spouse(s)Leyli Kouchakzadeh[2]
Children3
RelativesAmir-Hossein Ghazizadeh Hashemi (cousin)
Ehsan Ghazizadeh Hashemi (cousin)
Alma materMashhad University of Medical Sciences
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
OccupationAssociate professor
ProfessionOphthalmologist
CabinetRouhani Cabinet
Signature
WebsiteOfficial website
Military service
AllegianceIran
Branch/serviceJahad-e Sazandegi
Years of service1980–1984
UnitCombat engineering
Battles/warsIran-Iraq War

Seyyed Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi (Persian: سید حسن قاضی‌زاده هاشمی‎; born 21 March 1959)[3] is an Iranian ophthalmologist and associate professor of Tehran University of Medical Sciences,[3] who served as the Minister of Health and Medical Education from 2013 to 2019 in the administration of President Hassan Rouhani.[4]

He has previously served as advisor to former minister Mohammad Farhadi from 1997 to 2001 and Chancellor of the Tehran University of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine.[4]

Ghazizadeh Hashemi is known as the designer of "Health evolution plan" (Persian: طرح تحول سلامت‎), also called “Rouhani-Care”,[5] a plan designed to reform Iran's Healthcare system by "granting the public fair access to healthcare, enhance equity, cover health costs and promote the quality of healthcare services that people receive".[6] He resigned on 28 December 2018 in protest to next year's medical budget. His resignation was accepted on 3 January 2019 by Rouhani.

Hashemi is also head of Noor Ophthalmology Complex, which he founded in 1993[7] and a co-founder of "Nooravaran Salamat Charity Foundation" (Persian: بنیاد خیریه نورآوران سلامت‎),[8] a philanthropic NGO which provides free healthcare and surgeries to people in deprived parts of Iran via mobile clinics.[9]

Education[3][edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Political affiliation of Rouhani Cabinet members, Mehr News Agency
  2. ^ گفت و گوی متفاوت با وزیر بهداشت، درمان و آموزش پزشکی
  3. ^ a b c "Faculty of medicine / Academic staff / Dr Seyed Hasan Ghazizade Hashemi / Public information". Tehran University of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine. Retrieved October 22, 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Biography of proposed minister of health, medicare and medical education". Islamic Republic News Agency. May 8, 2013. Archived from the original on October 22, 2014. Retrieved October 22, 2014.
  5. ^ "The best and worst of worlds: Tehran's public hospital wards". Guardian. January 28, 2015. Retrieved March 27, 2015.
  6. ^ "Health Evolution Plan in the Islamic Republic of Iran". Ministry of Health. October 14, 2014. Archived from the original on December 24, 2014. Retrieved March 27, 2015.
  7. ^ "Q&A: I Came, I Saw". The Business Year International Inc. Retrieved October 27, 2014.
  8. ^ "Introduction to Nooravaran Salamat Charity Foundation". Nooravaran Salamat Charity Foundation. Archived from the original on May 18, 2015. Retrieved March 27, 2015.
  9. ^ High prevalence of refractive errors in a rural population: 'Nooravaran Salamat' Mobile Eye Clinic experience. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology (Impact Factor: 1.95). 01/2013; 41 (7). DOI: 10.1111/ceo.12071

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