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Iran

  • By: Justin Corfield
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

This country in central Asia, known until March 21, 1935 as Persia, remains one of the most powerful countries in its region. It was ruled by the Shah until 1979 when, after the Iranian Revolution, it has been the Islamic Republic ...

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