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Iran appoints first woman health minister

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 08 September 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b3665
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. 1London

    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 …

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