Statutes of the scientific community of Nephrology-Dialysis and Renal (kidney) Transplantation


Chapter I (General)

Article 1: In accordance with the resolution of the two hundred-sixty-two sessions session of the Supreme Council of the Cultural Revolution at 1378/07/08 and its relevant regulations and approval by the Commission of Article 4 of the above-mentioned resolution, which I shall later name the Commission, the Iranian Scientific Society of Nephrology will be formed on the basis of future materials, which will be briefly discussed below. “Association ".

Article 2: The Association only works in the fields of scientific, research, specialized and technical activities and its members do not have the right to engage in political activity or party affiliation.


Article 3: The non-profit association has a legal personality since the approval of the commission and registration with the company registration office and the chairman of the board of directors is the legal representative of the association.


Article 4: The Center of the Association in the city: Address:  unit 12 , #63, Shahid Toosi St., Keshavarz Blvd., Tehran.  And its branches can be established in each region of the country, along with the formation of branch offices according to the decision and with the opinion of the Board. The director of the Central Association will be under their supervision.


Article 5: Association has Iranian nationality.


Article 6: The Association is formed from the date of ratification of this Statute for an indefinite period and is required to observing the laws and regulations of the Islamic Republic of Iran.


Chapter II (Describe the tasks and objectives)

Article 7: In order to achieve the goals set out in Article 2 of the Association Statute, it will carry out the following activities and activities.

1-7: Establishing scientific, technical, research, educational and exchange relationships among researchers, experts and other experts who are active in various branches of the community-related discipline. 

2-7: Collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Medical Education and universities and educational and research institutes as well as other organizations that are associated with the activities of the Association in the planning, education, health and treatment.

3-7: Interaction and cooperation with competent authorities in the field of reviewing and evaluating educational and health programs, educational institutions and the level of graduates of various medical sciences.

4-7: Provide educational, scientific, technical and research services based on relevant criteria.

5-7: Encourage and encourage scientists, researchers and students to advance their activities

Scientific, research and educational, healthcare.

6-7: Preparation and publication of scientific and educational journals.

7-7: Conducting educational and research conferences, continuing education at national level

International in accordance with current laws and regulations of the country. 

8-7: Provide an appropriate field for carrying out relevant scientific research relevant to the field, in particular through the encouragement and encouragement of young professionals. 

9-7:  Participation in the formation of the Council of Scientific Groups of the Iranian Medical Group and Planning

Related affairs.

10-7: Attracting support from international organizations to carry out scientific activities,

National arena in the framework of the current regulations of the country.


Chapter III (Membership)

Article 8: Membership in the Association is as follows:

8-1: Membership: Founding Board and all individuals who have at least a degree

Nephrology specialty can be approved by the Ministry of Health and Medical Education

The rules in this Statute will become members of the Association.

8-2: Affiliates: Individuals who meet the following requirements can join the association

Enable: All those with a degree of internal medicine with nephrology proficiency.

8-3: Honorary Memberships: Iranian and foreign personalities who have a significant scientific, cultural or social status, or have contributed greatly to the achievement of the Association's goals can be accepted as honorary members.

Note 1: Affiliated members can be elected on an ongoing basis subject to approval by the Board of Directors.

Note 2- The members of the association should have the terms and conditions of the founding board and the board of directors referred to in Article 7 of the Regulations on how to formulate and describe the duties of the Commission.


Article 9: Each member of the Association will pay an amount as a shareholder to the amount determined by the Board of Governors and approved by the General convocation. 

Note 1- Payment of membership fee will not create any claim to the association's property for the member.

Note 2:  The criterion for the number of members of each association will be the number of registered members of the same year, and therefore, persons authorized to participate in the election of the board of directors who have paid the right to join the same year and have received the participation in the general convocation and the election.


Article 10: Membership in the Association shall end in one of the following cases:

10-1: written resignation of the member.

10-2: Non-payment of annual membership fee in the deadline set by the board of directors.

10-3: The deterioration of one of the terms of membership, as well as a definitive conviction in the primary and superior medical organization of the medical organization, is to be temporarily or permanently deprived of medical attention. 

Note 1- The duration of membership suspension is equivalent to the term of exclusion from medical employment.

Note 2- The final decision on the non-acceptance and termination of membership after the notification and approval of the Board of Supervision of the Association's activities will be with the Board of Directors, in accordance with Section 7 of the Article of the Regulations on the Formation and Composition of the Commission's duties.


Chapter IV (The pillars of the Association)

Article 11: The Association shall have the following pillars:

11-1: General convocation

11-2: Board of Directors

11-3: Inspector


a) General convocation

Article 12: The General convocation shall convene a meeting of the members of the Association in two ways


The General convocation is composed of the following members of the Association:

12-1: General convocation, which is held once a year, and to current affairs

The association can deal with it and it can be arranged in turn as necessary. 

12-2: The Extraordinary convocation, which will take place in cases where it is necessary to make the necessary amendments to the Articles of Association or to decide on the dissolution of the Association, and the outcome of its decisions regarding the amendment and amendment of the Statute after the approval of the Commission will be applicable. Extraordinary General convocation is convened by the Board of Directors or the Inspectorate or one-fifth of its members.

12-3: The first ordinary meeting of the General convocation will be convened by the Commission after the initial approval of the Board by the request of the Founding Board, and within a maximum of six months by insertion of an advertisement in one of the large publishing houses.

Note 1- Extraordinary General convocation sessions will be officially recognized by at least half as well as by continuous members, and in extraordinary general constituencies, decisions will be made by two-thirds of the votes.

Note 2- If the required amount for the convening of ordinary general convocations is not reached, one month from the date of the initial meeting, the same as with the previous invitation, shall apply to the invitation. In this case, the convocation will be formed with any number of members present.


Article 13: The functions of the general convocation are as follows:

13-1: Audit the report of the Board of Directors, the Inspector and the Board of Directors, and make a decision on the Annual Activity Report of the Association.

13-2: Make a decision on the balance sheet and the budget of the association and the amount of the membership fee.

13-3: Selecting or dismissing board members.

13-4: Selecting one of the members as the main inspector and one person ali al-bldal.

13-5: Approval of all necessary rules and regulations for advancing the affairs of the Board on the proposal of the Board of Directors.

13-6: Setting up a large newspaper for publishing community ads.

Note-In all meetings of the General convocation, the representative referred to in Note 1 of Article 10 of the Faith the letter describing how the commission will be formed and described will be invited to attend the meeting. In the absence of a representative of the commission, the meeting will not be recognized.


b) the board of directors

Article 14: The members of the board of directors are composed of 7 persons (5 or 7 or 9) and 2 persons as members substitute are selected. Members of the General convocation meeting every 3 years with a secret vote, members of the board will be elected and become members of the board Honorable.

Note 1- Increasing the number of Board of Directors on the proposal of the Board of Directors and ratifying the General convocation and final approval of the commission.

Note 2- Board meetings are held at least once a month, and with The presence of two-thirds of the members will be recognized and decisions will be made by the majority of votes.


Article 15: Board of Directors At the first meeting, one chairman, one vice chairman and one secretary and A treasurer chooses a majority of board members with a written vote. By the way The internal letter of each association will be specified in the meetings of the board of directors and will be approved.

Note 1- The head of the association and the secretary of the association can not go to the two consecutive terms one of these two responsibilities is to be chosen.

Note 2- The chairman of the board of directors is responsible for the current affairs of the association and the owner of all approvals the board of directors and legal representative and the legal personality of the association will be with the various authorities.

Note 3- All obligatory bills with the signature of the chairman of the board of directors and the treasurer's signature and the official seal of the association and the official letters of the administrative office, signed by the chairman of the board of directors and in his absence by the vice chairman.

Note 4 - The members of each board of directors shall be deemed to be in absentia meetings of 3 successive sessions or 5 alternate sessions without a valid reason (as determined by the board of directors).

Note 5 - In the event of resignation and retirement or the death of any member of the board of directors of the member of substitute for the remainder of his term of membership, he shall be appointed.


Article 16: The Board of Directors shall, within four months before the end of its tenure, call on the General convocation and select a new Board of Directors in the presence of a representative of the Commission, and immediately send the results to the Commission along with the minutes of the General convocation for consideration. 

Note - The board of directors will assume responsibility for the affairs of the board until approved by the new board of directors.


Article 17: Duties and powers of the Board of Directors:

17-1: Invitation to the general and extraordinary General convocations.

17-2: Implementing decisions made at public assemblies.

17-3: Conducting lectures and scientific, technical and research meetings in accordance with current laws and regulations of the country.

17-4: Preparation of the rules and regulations and executive regulations.

17-5: Preparing the annual report of the activities of the Association for submission to the General convocation.

17-6: Preparation of the balance sheet and presentation to the General convocation.

17-7: Accept donations and financial support for the association.

17-8: Proposing amendments and changes to the statutes to General convocation.

17-9: Administration of the affairs of the association within the framework of the articles of association.

17-10: Establishing various specialized executive committees and determining the type of activity and monitoring them.

17-11: Selection and introduction of representatives of the Association to domestic and foreign scientific associations in accordance with the laws and regulations of the country.

17-12: Proceedings of all legal and legal persons and defense of lawsuits against the association to be filed in all references and attorney's proceedings.

17-13: To make a decision on the membership of the association in internal and external constituencies in accordance with current laws and regulations of the country.

17-14: Proposal to dissolve the Association to the Extraordinary General convocation.


C) Inspector

Article 18: The association of one person is the chief inspector and (1 or 2 persons) 2 will be the substitute of for each three years, ordinary General convocation will be elected by secret ballot from among the members.


Article 19: The duties of the inspector are as follows: 

19-1: Examining all the financial documents of the association and preparing the report for submission to the General convocation

19-2: Review of the Annual Report of the Board of Directors, both financial and non-financial, and prepare a report on the performance of the Association and submit it to the General convocation.

19-3: Reporting any violation of the Board of Directors from the provisions of the Articles of Association to the General convocation 4-19. Invitation to the Extraordinary General convocation in cases of necessity.


Article 20: The Inspectorate is authorized at the Board meetings without the right to vote, and at any time, it can request and examine the documents of the Financial Offices of the Board from the Board of Directors.


Article 21: At the end of each financial year, the chairman of the board of directors shall submit to the inspector an annual report of the activities of the association and its financial balance at least 45 days before the first annual General convocation meeting for approval.


Chapter V (Financial Resources)

Article 22: The financial resources of the Association shall be:

22-1: Membership Rights

22-2: from the place of gifts and aids

22-3: Income from Educational, Educational, Technical and Publishing Activities

22-4: Financial support of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education


Chapter VI (cases of dissolution of the forum)

Article 23: At the request of the Board of Directors or the Inspector, or 1/2 of the members, and the approval of the Extraordinary General convocation, for any reason, the Association shall be dissolved.


Article 24: The Extraordinary General convocation, which decides to dissolve the Association, shall, at the same meeting, decide on the selection board and determine its term of office.


Article 25: The Board of Appeal shall present its measures in the annual meetings of the Extraordinary General convocation. The termination of the settlement process must be approved by the Extraordinary General convocation and advertised in the mass media, and announced to the Commission.

Note: The remaining assets of the association will be awarded to a research educational institution of the country after the disbursement, expenditure and approval of the clearing house, as well as the commission's information.


Article 26 - This Statute contains 6 chapters, 26 articles and 18 notes was approved by the Founder's General convocation in 1385/12/20.