A Report of the Second International Congress on the History of Medicine in Iran and Islam

Document Type: Meeting Report

Author

Department of Traditional Medicine, School of Persian Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Abstract

Tehran hosted the Second Congress on the History of Medicine in Iran and Islam. This international congress was held from 26th to 29th November 2019. Also, there were post congress events in Shiraz city from 29th November to 1st December. The previous congress (the first international Congress on the History of Medicine in Iran and Islam) had been held in 1992 with about 220 participants from different parts of the world.
During the four congress days in Tehran, several keynote speakers from various countries made speeches and researchers presented their conference posters. The main topics of the congress were Persian medicine, history of medicine in ancient Persia and history of medicine in Islamic golden era.

1. Photos adapted from official website of the Second Congress on the History of Medicine in Iran and Islam:
http://medhistcong.ir/