About Us

Together for a Healthy Tomorrow

SAPHIR, the Scientific Association for Public Health in Iran, is a professional organization with a mission to “create a global network to generate and disseminate public health knowledge regarding Iran”. SAPHIR strives to improve public health in Iran and elsewhere by generating and disseminating scientific evidence regarding major public health issues. Our present and planned projects include among others, conducting scientific and policy reviews on important topics of public health, designing and implementing scientific workshops, conducting pre-submission reviews, holding regular scientific webinars and creating a database of information on public health scientists interested in issues regarding Iran.  Our values are health as a human right, research and professional integrity, transparency, collaboration and partnership.