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8-11 Million Iranians Suffer From Absolute Illiteracy

8-11 Million Iranians Suffer From Absolute Illiteracy

A senior official of the Iranian regime’s Ministry of Education says there are eight million illiterate people in the country, approximately 10 percent of the population.

Last April, the Iranian parliament’s research center had reported that nearly nine million Iranians suffer from "absolute illiteracy."

Iranian People Resort to Living in Tents out of Poverty

Iranian People Resort to Living in Tents out of Poverty

A member of the Iranian regime’s parliament from Kermanshah said, "Because of high cost of housing, many have contacted me on behalf of citizens to receive tents to live in parks, so the prices aren't controlled, a national problem is coming."

Deputy Health Minister Acknowledges Iran’s Doctor Shortage

Deputy Health Minister Acknowledges Iran’s Doctor Shortage

Iran is suffering from a "serious shortage of physicians”, according to the Deputy Health Minister, as thousands of local doctors have emigrated.

Iraj Harirchi told the state-run Iran Students News Agency (ISNA): "For every 1,000 Iranians, there are only 1.6 general practitioners, dentists, and specialists, while the least ratio to meet the country's demands should be 2.5 doctors per 1,000 persons."

Suicides in Iran's Fars Province Increase by 8%, Official Says

Suicides in Iran's Fars Province Increase by 8%, Official Says

By Hamideh Taati

The director general of the coroner's office of Fars Province, southern Iran, says that in the past year, 378 people died after committing suicide. He said that suicide statistics have increase 8% in this province in 2018 compared to the previous year. He also emphasized a decrease in the age of suicide victims in this province, and announced that of about 63 suicides cases during the first two months of the year, the youngest was a teenage schoolgirl.

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