Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi
Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi
Hashemi in 2017
|Minister of Health and Medical Education|
15 August 2013 – 3 January 2019
|Preceded by||Hassan Tarighat Monfared|
|Succeeded by||Saeed Namaki|
Seyyed Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi
March 21, 1959
|Relatives||Amir-Hossein Ghazizadeh Hashemi (cousin)|
Ehsan Ghazizadeh Hashemi (cousin)
|Alma mater||Mashhad University of Medical Sciences|
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
|Years of service||1980–1984|
Seyyed Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi (Persian: سید حسن قاضیزاده هاشمی; born 21 March 1959) is an Iranian ophthalmologist and associate professor of Tehran University of Medical Sciences, who served as the Minister of Health and Medical Education from 2013 to 2019 in the administration of President Hassan Rouhani.
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.
Ghazizadeh Hashemi is known as the designer of "Health evolution plan" (Persian: طرح تحول سلامت), also called “Rouhani-Care”, 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". 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 and a co-founder of "Nooravaran Salamat Charity Foundation" (Persian: بنیاد خیریه نورآوران سلامت), a philanthropic NGO which provides free healthcare and surgeries to people in deprived parts of Iran via mobile clinics.
- Ant segment and Cornea Fellowship, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences (1991)
- Ophthalmology, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (1989)
- Medical Doctorate, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (1985)
- Political affiliation of Rouhani Cabinet members, Mehr News Agency
- گفت و گوی متفاوت با وزیر بهداشت، درمان و آموزش پزشکی
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- 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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