The second international conference on Disease Registry and Health Outcomes was held by Deputy of Research and Technology of Ministry of Health and Tehran University of Medical Sciences from 11th to 13th of December.

The second international conference on Disease Registry and Health Outcomes was held by Deputy of Research and Technology of Ministry of Health and Tehran University of Medical Sciences in its international conference hall from 11th to 13th of December.

This annual gathering was held in order to acquaintance with experiences and the last scientific achievements of the individuals, organizations and different countries in developing registry programs, discuss the challenges and their solutions, share ideas on the formulation of identical protocols and guidelines, use the collective wisdom and increase the collaboration of the experts and researchers in solving the unresolved problems and issues in these areas.

Dr. Ghazizadeh Hashemi, the Minister of Health and Medical Education, Dr. Janbabayi, Deputy of Treatment, Dr.Malekzade, Deputy of Research and Technology and Dr. Elizabeth Weiderpass, new Director of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), and delegates from other countries including Turkey and China attended in this conference.

It should be mentioned five related workshops were run during the conference and at the closing top registry programs were introduced and rewarded by Disease Registry Office of the Ministry of Health and Medical education.

The details about the congress can be seen at: http://www.dhrc.ir/en/