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CYP-1 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Community Control of Thalassaemia

Director / Head: 
  Dr Androulla ELEFTHERIOU
 




Institution:
 
  Cyprus Thalassaemia Centre for Community Control of Thalassaemia, Ministry of Health
Address:
  31 Ifigenias Street
  2007
 
Town:
  Nicosia
Country:
  CYPRUS
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +357 22 319129
Fax:
  +357 22 314552
Date of Designation:
  01/Oct/1986
Last Redesignation:
  07/May/2012
Expiry:
  07/May/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. To act as a Reference Centre for training of health professionals on all aspects of prevention and clinical management 
  2. To act as a Reference Centre for the education of patients and parents 
  3. Monitor progress in the implementation of national control programmes. 
  4. To assist WHO in producing publications and guidelines on the management and prevention (control) of thalassaemia and other haemoglobinopathies. 
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Subjects:
  1. Genetics & hereditary diseases 
  2. Health promotion & education 
  3. Health information; statistics; measurement & trend assessment 
Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Collection and collation of information 
  3. Organization of events (e.g. conferences; summits) 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 3.3 - Improvements made in Member States’ capacity to collect, analyse, disseminate and use data on the magnitude, causes and consequences of chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and neurological disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  SHAO Ruitai
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13329
Email:
  shaor@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  TSOUROS Agis
Phone:
  +45 45 33 68 71
Email:
  tsourosa@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork