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AUS-47 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Drug Quality Assurance

Director / Head: 
  Dr Mark McDonald
 




Institution:
  Office of Laboratories & Scientific Services (OLSS)
  Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)
Address:
  P.O. Box 100
  2609
  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:
  03/Mar/1987
Last Redesignation:
  29/Nov/2014
Expiry:
  29/Nov/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. Provide support to the WHOs programme of the International Pharmacopoeia, including development & validation of test methods for medicines. 
  2. Perform quality assurance testing of medicines. 
  3. Provide scientific advice on the quality assurance of medicines. 
  4. In collaboration with WHO, provide training of laboratory personnel in the validation & application of analytical procedures in the quality assurance of medicines. 
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Subjects:
  1. Pharmaceuticals (including essential drugs and medicines) 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Evaluation  
WHO Outputs:
  4.3.3 - Strengthening national regulatory authorities facilitated; norms, standards, guidelines for medical products developed; and quality, safety and efficacy of health technologies ensured through prequalification
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  TISOCKI Klara
Phone:
  +63 2 5289026
Email:
  tisockik@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  KOPP Sabine
Phone:
  13636/13642
Email:
  kopps@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork