Isfahan Birth Cohort

About The Study

Background

During the past decades, as a result of better control of communicable diseases and achieving higher life expectancy, the global disease burden has continued to shift away from communicable to non-communicable diseases which now contribute to a major part of disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) and mortality worldwide . Similarly, in Iran, there has been an increase in prevalence of chronic non-communicable diseases and their contribution to morbidity and mortality during recent years and this trend is expected to continue in coming years.

Family gathering of February 1...

On February 19th, a family gathering was held with the members of Isfahan Birth Cohort in the conference room of Shahid Beheshti hospital. In this meeting, the characteristics of common complaints...

About Us

Organizations

Research Institute for Primordial Prevention of Non-communicable Disease, Child Growth and Development Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran