Fasa University of Medical Sciences, Noncommunicable Diseases Research Center

Principal Investigator:

Mojtaba Farjam

Associate Professor of Pharmacology
Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine
Noncommunicable Diseases Research Center
Fasa University of Medical Science



  •  To investigate the incidence and prevalence of non-Communicable diseases
  •   To investigate the most effective methods of prevention, detection, treatment, and rehabilitation for non-communicable diseases mainly: cardiovascular diseases and cancers
  •  To improve the quality of health care services

Ten thousand people from 35 to 70 years old

Census of a geographical region

  • Individuals were invited to interview.
  • Questionnaires were completed to determine the health status and nutrition status of the subjects.
  • Oral examinations are performed.
  • Blood samples of all individuals are taken and stored.

Active by phone and repeated measurements

  • Conventional risk factors
  • socioeconomic
  • nutrition and life style vitiates
  • Death
  • MACE
  • cerebrovascular disease
  • cancers
  • any chronic disease

Cohort Study