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Organization Contact Information

Name: National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
Street 1: Darabad
Street 2: Niavaran
City: Tehran
Province: Tehran
Post Code: 19569-44413
Country: Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Phone: +98(21) 26109991
Organization Email:
Web Site:
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr.
First Name: Mohammad Reza
Last Name: Masjedi
Title: Deputy Director
Phone: +98(21)27122020

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Shadi
Last Name: Khalilolahi
Title: Coordinator,International affairs
Phone: +98(21)27122014

General Information

Board Constituency: Technical agencies
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
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Organization Type - Primary: Academic / Research Institution
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Organization Description:
NRITLD is s referral center for TB,MDR and XDR TB treatment in Iran and the neighbors countries.We are collaborating center of WHO for Tuberculosis education in EMRO region and annually , we organize TB/HIV workshop for the region physicians. Moreover this center is the Secretariat office of "Iranian Stop TB Committee" which is the oldest national partnership in our region.
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Specializations / Areas of Work

Delivery of health services and care
Research and Development

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 100 +
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 100 +
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 51 - 99
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 51 - 99
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Attendance at a TB related event
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Network with other partners
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
Iranian Stop TB Committee tend to facilitate Tuberculosis Control in Iran .
Goals of “Iranian Stop TB Committee”

1- Detection of main obstacles preventing proper and successful enforcement of National TB Program according to the objectives and goals of Ministry of Health
2- To offer solutions on how to reflect problems to the authorities to inform them and getting practical solutions to achieve the goals of National TB Control Program
3- To justify high rank officials, policy makers and those in charge of society’s health regarding TB to earn their support for the successful implementation of National TB control Programs
4- To recognize international opportunities for technical, financial and practical support
5- Proper Advocacy of TB and increasing awareness of people in order to have participation and support for eradication of TB through detection of patients and help them recover
6- Try to find ways to support TB patients financially, particularly their families and relatives
7- To support TB-related researches conducted by the cooperation of governmental and nongovernmental organizations to recognize the actual requirements of the program
8- To establish national networks of TB and AIDS and asking for the support of responsible authorities
9- To support and improve the laboratory network for diagnosis of TB at national level centers in the country

Members of “Iranian Stop TB committee”

• A member from the Office of His Eminence the Leader of Islamic Republic of Iran
• One Rep. from Health Commission of Iranian Islamic Parliament
• One Rep. from Iranian Medical Council
• One Rep. from Center for Disease Controlling (CDC)/MOH
• NTP manager of Iran
• One Rep. from Imam Khomeini ?Charity Organization (One of the biggest charity organizations in Iran)
• Two Rep. from Iranian Charity Foundation for Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases (ICFTLD)
• One Rep. from Prison Organization
• One Rep. from the Mobilization of Medical Society
• One Rep. from Social Security Organization
• One Rep. from Medical Services Insurance Organization
• One Rep. from Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB)
• One Rep. from Reference Health Laboratory of MOH
• One Rep. from Health and Medical Education of Army Forces
• One Rep. from Iranian Nursing Organization
• One Rep. from Municipality
• TB researchers and physicians from National Research Institute of Tuberculosis And Lung Diseases (NRITLD)

It is noteworthy that the official meetings of this committee are being held every month in the secretariat of this committee, which is located in Masih Daneshvari Hospital in Tehran.


Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Iran (Islamic Republic of)


Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

Conducting 4 International on TB/HIV Programs Integration for the region countries


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: July 30, 2011
Last updated: June 17, 2014