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Rassafiani M, Rahbar S. The 50th Anniversary of Occupational Therapy in Iran. Iranian Rehabilitation Journal. 2022; 20 :3-4
URL: http://irj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-1504-en.html
1- Iranian Occupational Therapy Association (IROTA) to World Federation of Occupational Therapists, Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
2- Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
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This year is the 50th anniversary of Occupational Therapy (OT) in Iran. This is a hallmark to reflect on our achievements and plan for the future. Iranian OT was established in 1971 in Shafa Rehabilitation Hospital [1]. I can imagine how many people who were the managers facilitating the foundation of the department or those who were overseas occupational therapists were excited at the time. Through their long-term efforts, they established such a great profession that has helped millions of needy people so far. Since then, OT has developed in many ways. 
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Article type: Editorial | Subject: Occupational therapy
Received: 2021/11/2 | Accepted: 2021/11/17 | Published: 2022/01/1

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