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IND-39 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Secondary Standard Radiation Dosimetry

Director / Head: 
  Dr D.N. Sharma
 




Institution:
  Radiation Standards Section, Health Safety and Environment Group
  Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
Address:
  RSS/RSSD, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre ,Trombay
  400085
  Maharashtra
Town:
  Mumbai
Country:
  INDIA
Region:
  SEARO
Phone:
  (91-22) 550 5313
Fax:
  (91-22) 550 5313
Web Site:
 
Date of Designation:
  01/Mar/1976
Last Redesignation:
  22/Sep/2011
Expiry:
  22/Sep/2015
Terms of Reference:
  1. To Conduct postal dose quality audits for the radiotherapy hospitals in India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Nepal and provide a postal dosimetry intercomparison service for radiotherapy centres in cooperation with IAEAlWHO Global Programme; 
  2. To develop and maintain the dosimetry standards and provide calibration of dosimeters for Teletherapy and brachytherapy to the radio therapy hospitals in the country. 
  3. To provide technical support on radiation dosimetry in clinical work and radiation protection where needed. 
  4. To develop and organize training programmes on radiation safety. 
  5. To Develop and maintain the standards for x-and gamma rays for radiation protection of occupational workers. 
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Subjects:
  1. Radiation 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Providing technical advise to WHO 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 8.2 - Technical support and guidance provided to Member States for the implementation of primary prevention interventions that reduce environmental hazards to health, enhance safety and promote public health, including in specific settings (e.g. workplaces, homes or urban settings) and among vulnerable population groups (e.g. children).
  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:
  PEREZ Maria Del Rosario
Phone:
  +41 22 79 15027
Email:
  perezm@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  SENANAYAKE Gunasena Sunil
Phone:
  +911123370804
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork