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AUS-42 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for the Quality Assurance of Vaccines and Other Biologicals

Director / Head: 
  Dr Peter Bird
 




Institution:
  Office of Laboratories & Scientific Services (OLSS), Immunobiology and Biochemistry Group
  Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)
Address:
  P.O. Box 100
  2606
  ACT
Town:
  Woden
Country:
  AUSTRALIA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (61-2) 6232 8400
Fax:
  (61-2) 6232 8442
Web Site:
  http://www.tga.gov.au
Date of Designation:
  01/Feb/1983
Last Redesignation:
  16/Aug/2010
Expiry:
  16/Aug/2014
Terms of Reference:
  1. To provide scientific advice in the field of quality assurance of vaccines and biologicals. 
  2. To perform laboratory testing of the quality of biological medicinal preparations. 
  3. Jointly with and/or at the request of WHO, to conduct training for appropriately qualified staff of National Regulatory Authorities. 
  4. To contribute in the development and review of written standards for biological medicinal preparations. 
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Subjects:
  1. Biological 
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Types of activity:
  1. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  2. Research 
  3. Standardization of terminology and nomenclature 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 11.2 - International norms, standards and guidelines for the quality, safety, efficacy and cost effective use of medical products and technologies developed and their national and/or regional implementation advocated and supported.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  DIORDITSA Sergey
Phone:
  +63 2 5289745
Email:
  diorditsas@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  KNEZEVIC Ivana
Phone:
  13136/14539
Email:
  knezevici@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork