The Military Health Research Center

It is necessary to start and establish a military health research center in order to achieve the goals of maintaining and improving the health of the armed forces and their families.

In 2002, the center’s principle approval was obtained from the Ministry of Health, the final confirmation was approved in 2003, and the definite confirmation of the center was approved in 2009.

The field of activity and mission of the Military Health Research Center (Health and Nutrition) is the management and implementation of research projects in accordance with the needs of the armed forces, especially the health and nutrition of the IRGC.

During about 20 years of research activity, this research center has been able to complete about 500 research projects and theses; more than 80% of them have been aimed at solving the health and nutritional problems of the armed forces in various fields of environmental health, insect medical science, occupational health and occupational medicine, health education, infectious diseases, nutrition, and the food industry. The Military Health Research Center has always been a leader in the field of publishing internationally valid scientific articles and has made a significant contribution to the improvement of the scientific level of Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences among the universities of medical sciences in the country. This center has been chosen several times as the elected center among the research centers of Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences.




The Military Health Research Center should be a center at the level of the Islamic Revolution, a reference in the health and nutritional sciences of the country, and a leader in responding to the needs of the IRGC.


This center, in line with the scientific and research policy of Baqiyatullah University of Medical Sciences (AS) and the Vice-Chancellor of Health, Medical Education, and Biological Defense of the IRGC, considers itself committed to the following:

1- Responding to the scientific and research needs of the IRGC in the field of health and nutrition.

2- Improving the level of health and nutrition knowledge at the general level of the Corps.

3- Presenting practical and applicable strategies for improving the health of combat air forces in different conditions.




1- Improving the level of knowledge and insight of the armed forces and especially the IRGC in the field of issues and problems related to health and nutrition.

2- Production of knowledge and technologies related to the control of environmental and occupational pollutants.

3- Improving the state of environmental and professional health at the level of the armed forces.

4- Improving the nutritional status of the armed forces.

5- Design, formulation, and production of food rations.

6- Determining the burden of chronic non-communicable diseases at the level of the armed forces and providing appropriate solutions to reduce it.

7- Evaluation and monitoring of the physical, nutritional, and occupational health of the armed forces.


The important achievements of the Military Health Research Center are:

1- National Plan for Food and Environmental Pollutants

2- Design and production of a rapid chicken spoilage detection system (patented)

3- Production of 2 types of scorpion sting antidote with a new anti-idiotype method (patented)

4- Production of monovalan antidote for scorpion stings (patented)

5- Design and manufacture of a pneumatic orthosis that stabilizes the ankle and reduces the pressure of the diabetic foot ulcer (patented)

6- Ergonomic design and construction of diabetic foot wound shoes (patented)

7- Preparing a map of the distribution of carriers on the three islands for continuous monitoring

8- Biological control of rodents on Bomosi Island and its evaluation

9- Controlling and cleaning Bomosi Island from bed bug contamination:

10- Preparation of control and prevention protocols for all islands

11- Compilation of forms for continuous monitoring of islands for bed bug contamination

12- Preparation of anti-insect clothing kits to protect military forces in overseas operations


13- Design of a sensitive method to detect the type of scorpion sting

14- Prediction of the ten-year risk factor of cardiovascular diseases and its relationship with the quality of diet among the ground force personnel of Tehran Province

15- Investigating the relationship between nutritional status and intake of micronutrients and macronutrients with fighting ability, stress, anxiety, and depression in the combat personnel of the Southern Navy (Coasts and Islands of the IRGC Navy)

17–Design and manufacture of two microwave absorbers for protection against weapons and to hide objects from radar.

18- Production of intensive food rations for military conditions

19-Production of diet sponge cake for diabetic patients based on stevia and Salep

20-Formulation and production of ready-to-cook frozen dough for military use

21- Producing an energy ration and checking its shelf life and quality characteristics

22-Designing multimedia software for patient safety education

23- Modeling the pattern of cumulative effects of air pollutants on the hospital admission rate and the attributable risk of cardiovascular diseases in one of the IRGC military hospitals: an ecological study

26- Examining the temporal-spatial pattern of cases of diabetes, heart attack, and cancer among the personnel of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps during the years 2015–2018

27- Production of kefir enriched with curcumin for use in military forces (patented)