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Environmental Health Engineering

Environmental Health Engineering

Introduction: The School of Public Health and the Institute of Health Research started formally in June 1966. However, the beginning of the School of Public Health goes back to the establishment of Tehran University and the establishment of Parasitology Chair and Investigation Section in 1940. The Environmental Health Engineering Department also started its activity since the establishment of the School of Public Health. As the number and diversity of environmental pollutions increase and the knowledge of health issues regarding environmental health expands, so does the responsibilities of this department.

Mission: Training students with the highest practical and scientific qualifications possible and generating knowledge through research, providing services to the country, the society and producing environmental health specialists are among the objectives of this department.

Vision: Having a favorable environment by emphasizing on the management of environmental risks that endanger the health and environment of human beings in any way.

Environmental Health and Sustainable Development

“The 1st International and 19th National Conference on Environmental Health and Sustainable Development”, hosted by Tehran University of Medical Science, will be held 22-24 October 2016 in Tehran, I.R. Iran. The conference is a great opportunity for experts, policymakers and executive managers, especially domestic and foreign environmental health specialists, to meet and exchange experiences, present the latest scientific achievements and also to investigate mutual challenges, opportunities and plans accordingly. This conference builds upon a series of national environmental health conferences of previous years hosted by various universities of medical sciences from across the country.