In Iran, a Brotherhood of Doctors and Patients

By Tina Rosenberg

Courtesy of the Global Health Council

Kamiar Alaei accepting the Jonathan Mann Award for Health and Human Rights.

Few doctors anywhere in the world have done their country a greater service than the Iranian brothers Arash and Kamiar Alaei. Kamiar, who is 37, is currently living in Albany, N.Y., where he is working on a doctorate in public health. Arash, who is 42, is a resident of Tehran’s notorious Evin prison — where until recently, Kamiar lived as well.
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