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Preliminary estimation of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in Iran: A modelling analysis based on overseas cases and air travel data

As of March 1, 2020, Iran had reported 987 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases, including 54 associated deaths. At least six neighboring countries (Bahrain, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Afghanistan, and Pakistan) had reported imported COVID-19 cases from Iran. In this study, air travel data and the numbers of cases from Iran imported into other Middle Eastern countries were used to estimate the number of COVID-19 cases in Iran.

Investigation of effective climatology parameters on COVID-19 outbreak in Iran

SARS CoV-2 (COVID-19) Coronavirus cases are confirmed throughout the world and millions of people are being put into quarantine. A better understanding of the effective parameters in infection spreading can bring about a logical measurement toward COVID-19. The effect of climatic factors on spreading of COVID-19 can play an important role in the new Coronavirus outbreak.

Return and Reintegration of Qualified Skilled Migrants from Iran (RARQA)

The main objective of this project is to contribute to the reconstruction of Afghanistan through capacity building in the country’s administration, restoration and development of essential social services, such as education and health, construction and transport, rural development and agriculture, and commercial development through the return and reintegration of skilled or semi-skilled Afghans into the country’s economic life thereby contributing to the country’s capacity to receive and reintegrate a greater number of Afghan returnees in the long run.

Pre-Departure Health Assessments for Australian Government-Funded Cases (PDHAU)

IOM will conduct health assessments and treatment services for government-funded migrants going to Australia. The pre-departure health screening services will be based on the new protocol the purpose of which is to reduce the post-arrival medical issues that are presented by Refugee and humanitarian visa holders and to ensure better follow up and treatment on-shore of health problems that have been identified at the point of departure. The project will start in Kigoma and Tanzania, and will expand to other countries in East and West Africa, Middle East and South-East Asia in 2006.