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Children of Persia in the News

Children of Persia Board of Directors Brian Oliner, Roshanak Hakimian, and Farzaneh Javid appeared on a live TV interview on the Perspective show to discuss and promote Children of Persia’s organizational goals in helping needy Iranian children.  Children of Persia extends its deepest and sincere appreciation to the Iranian community of the Washington metropolitan area …

NIH Symposium- An Overview of Child Health in Iran

One of the goals of Children Of Persia is to educate the Iranian-American community about the needs of children and families in Iran. In pursuit of this goal, Children of Persia organized a symposium in conjunction with Iranian Scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on An Overview on Child Health in Iran. This …

Why Children of Persia?

In Iran today, 15% of children under the age of five suffer from malnutrition and the probability of dying before the age of five is approximately 34%.  Furthermore, 75% of children under the age of five are without health insurance. In provinces such as Sistan and Baluchistan, these statistics are much more dire.  Out of …