عنوان مقاله [English]
In July 1941, Britain and the Soviet Union assaulted Iran on the pretext of the presence of the Germans in Iran. The occupation of Iran had several consequences especially in the fields of health and medical care. Fars province was not immune to these consequences. The main aim of the current paper is to investigate the consequences of World War II on the health status of the people in Fars province. The research method is descriptive and analytical. The current research seeks to answer the following question: what impact did the occupation of Iran during World War II have on the health status and the spread of infectious diseases in Fars province? It seems that the occupation of Iran and its consequences have been influential on the deterioration of the health status and the spread of some infectious diseases in Fars province. According to the research findings, after the occupation of Iran, health facilities became unavailable and medical and pharmaceutical centers ran into trouble so much so that in late 1942 AD infectious diseases spread in the form of an epidemic and a large number of people were afflicted and some of them lost their lives.