Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Reagent Production
Director / Head:
Prof. Yuan LU
Dr Qingzhong WANG
Department of Research and Development
Shanghai Centre for Clinical Laboratory
528 Hong Shan Rd
(86-21) 6831 6300
(86-21) 6831 8311
Date of Designation:
Terms of Reference:
- To assist WHO in development of technical material and guidelines related to reagent production.
a.Preparation of manuals and technical documents related to the methods developed by the Centre
b.Field testing of technical material
c.Training on the use of the manuals and technical documents produced by the Centre
d.Dissemination/ distribution of manuals and technical documents
e.Utilization /implementation at country level
- To assist WHO in the research and development of laboratory methods and quality control materials appropriate for developing countries.
a.Production of Quality Control (QC) material for use in Clinical laboratories in the Centre
b.To assist countries in monitoring and evaluation of QC reagents
c.To inform WHO of the trends and progress in development of new reagents
d.Training of WHO fellows in laboratory methods and quality assurance
- To assist WHO in conducting national/regional training in reagent production at the Centre.
a.Provision of training facilities
b.Organization of training courses
c.To develop national /regional plans for conducting training
d.Training of WHO fellows in reagent production and quality assurance
f.Tech support to countries for conducting on-site training /evaluation, monitoring
g.Training on Quality assurance in the Clinical laboratory
- Health Technology (including laboratory services; but excluding blood safety)
Types of activity:
- Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.)
WHO organization wide expected result:
11.1 - Formulation and monitoring of comprehensive national policies on access, quality and use of essential medical products and technologies advocated and supported.
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.
11.3 - Evidence based policy guidance on promoting scientifically sound and cost-effective use of medical products and technologies by health workers and consumers developed and supported within the Secretariat and regional and national programmes.
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