Iran appoints first woman health ministerBMJ 2009; 339 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b3665 (Published 08 September 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b3665
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- Zosia Kmietowicz
A 50 year old gynaecologist has become Iran’s first woman cabinet member since the Islamic revolution in 1979, after being approved as the country’s health minister.
Marzieh Vahid-Dastjerdi was one of three women nominated by …