Shiraz E-Medical Journal

Published by: Kowsar

Changing Population Policy in Iran

Kamran Bagheri Lankarani ORCID 1 , *
Author Information
1 Health Policy Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Shiraz E-Medical Journal: February 01, 2015, 16 (2); e27537
  • Published Online: February 28, 2015
  • Article Type: Editorial
  • Received: January 31, 2015
  • Accepted: February 7, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/semj27537

To Cite: Bagheri Lankarani K. Changing Population Policy in Iran, Shiraz E-Med J. 2015 ; 16(2):e27537. doi: 10.17795/semj27537.

Copyright © 2015, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License ( which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
  • 1. Statistical pocketbook of the islamic republic of iran 2011;
  • 2. Abbasi-Shavazi MJ, McDonald PF, Chavoshi MH. Changes in family, fertility behavior and attitudes in Iran. 2003;
  • 3. Malekafzali H, Simani S, Amirkhani A, Farahtaj F, Hooshmand B, Nadim A, et al. Population control and reproductive health in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Arch Iranian Med. 2004; 7(4): 247-50
  • 4. Abbasi-Shavazi MJ, McDonald PF, Hosseini-Chavoshi M. The fertility transition in Iran. 2009;
  • 5. Maharlouei N, Rezaianzadeh A, Hesami E, Moradi F, Mazloomi E, Joulaei H, et al. The preference of Iranian women to have normal vaginal or cesarean deliveries. J res medi sci. 2013; 18(11): 943
  • 6. Lankarani KB, Alavian SM, Peymani P. Health in the Islamic Republic of Iran, challenges and progresses. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 2013; 27(1): 42-9[PubMed]
  • 7. Aloosh M, Aloosh A. Iran: the health cost of a political order. Lancet. 2014; 384(9958): 1926-7[DOI][PubMed]
Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .
Readers' Comments