Head of Prevention and Fighting Against Diseases


مدیر گروه پیشگیری و مبارزه با بیماری ها


Dr. Mohammad Naser Rahbar


Telephone: 023- 31052207




It is one of the specialized offices in the Deputy of Health of Semnan University of Medical Sciences and Health Services. The policy of the group's activities in the Ministry of Health and Medical Education is developed by the Center for Management of Disease and notifies to the universities.

The activities of the Group of Prevention and Fighting Against Diseases are divided into two main parts:

  • Fighting against infectious diseases
  • Fighting against non-infectious diseases


The main activities of this office, including preventive, controlling, interventional or ... activities in the framework of the disease care system (non-infectious and infectious diseases) are carried out and formed.  It should be noted that special instructions and protocols for each of the mentioned diseases (both infectious and non-communicable diseases) are prepared by prominent doctors and specialists (based on the latest books, internal and external sources) and are notified by the Ministry of Health to be implemented.

The Management of Prevention and Fighting Against Diseases sends a copy of each to all affiliated offices after receiving these instructions and protocols, and then monitors the quality of their implementation.

The most important care programs that are implemented and followed for infectious diseases are as follows:

  • Vaccine-preventable diseases (polio, hepatitis B, meningitis, diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, measles, rubella and congenital rubella syndrome, tuberculosis)
  • Diseases transmittable between animals and humans (leishmaniasis, kala-azar, rabies and animal bites, brucellosis, leptospirosis, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever CCHF, transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (bovine insanity), anthrax, cyst disease Hydatics)
  • Diseases transmittable by arthropods and insects (malaria, recurrent fever, yellow fever, pediculosis, scabies, entomological checks, vector control)
  • Diseases transmittable by water and food (Cholera, typhoid, diarrhea and dysentery), diseases transmittable by food (botulism, hepatitis A, E, etc.), schistosomiasis, fasciolosis)
  • Diseases transmittable by sexual relations (gonorrhea, syphilis, non-gonococcal urethritis, etc.)
  • Emerging diseases (Rift Valley fever, dengue fever, SARS, AIDS, new coronavirus, new type of human influenza, including type A H1N1 influenza, etc.)
  • Recurrent diseases (plague, typhoid, avian influenza, aphids, etc.)
  • Poisonous animal bites (snake, scorpion, aquatic, etc.)


The most important care programs that are implemented and followed for non-infectious diseases are as follows:

  • Preventive program for Cardiovascular diseases
  • Erapen and risk assessment of cardiovascular diseases
  •  Preventive program for Endocrine and metabolic disease (diabetes, screening for congenital hypothyroidism)
  • Recording and controlling program for Cancers
  • Care system for risk factors of non-infectious diseases
  • Controlling program for Genetic diseases
  • Preventive program for Accidents