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Moradi G, Sehat M, Haghdoost A, Karami M, Chaman R, Khazaei Z, et al . Strategies for the Promotion of the Position of Epidemiology in the Country by Iranian Epidemiological Association . irje. 2017; 13 (2)
URL: http://irje.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5600-en.html

1- Assistant Professor, PhD in Epidemiology, Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj,Iran
2- Assistant Professor, PhD in Epidemiology, Trauma Research Center, Kashan University of Medical Sciences,Kashan, Iran
3- Professor, PhD in Epidemiology, Health Modeling Research Center, Institute for the future studies in Health, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman,Iran
4- Associate professor, PhD in Epidemiology, Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health Research Center, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences,Hamedan,Iran
5- Associate professor, PhD in epidemiology, Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health Research Center, Shahrood University of Medical Sciences,Shahrod,iran
6- MSc. Student in epidemiology, Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj,Iran
7- Associate professor, PhD in epidemiology, Cancer Pathology Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences,Tehran,Iran
8- Associate Professor, Research Center for Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases,Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran,Iran,Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostasitics, Pasteur Institute of Tehran, Iran
9- Professor, PhD in epidemiology, Faculty of Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iranian Scientific Association of Epidemiologists, Iranian Epidemiological Association , holakoik@hotmail.com
Abstract:   (4569 Views)

Background and objective: Epidemiology is a tool and a field of Medical sciences  which provides evidences necessary to make scientific decisions.  This study aimed to identify strategies for the promotion of the epidemiology by Iranian Epidemiological Association (IrEA) so that people graduated in this field would become able to play an effective and positive role in different parts of the country.

Methods: This study was conducted in 2015. The views and opinions of the members of IrEA were collected by email. The views of the members  were classified using qualitative methods.

Results: The results of this study helped to identify some of the strategies for the promotion of the position of epidemiology in Iran health system by the members of IrEA.

Conclusion: IrEA can play a more effective role in the promotion of this field of study in the health system. Effective communication with the members, holding group meetings, advocacy and negotiation, reporting the activities of the association continuously, identifying national problems and seeking solutions are some of the strategies that can help to enhance the role of the community and promote the position of epidemiologists in Iran.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2017/01/7 | Accepted: 2017/01/7 | Published: 2017/01/7

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