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Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Secondary Standard Radiation Dosimetry

Director / Head: 
  Dr K. S. Pradeep Kumar
 




Institution:
  Radiation Standards Section, Health Safety and Environment Group
  Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
Address:
  Radiation Standards Section(RSS)/Radiation Safety Systems Division(RSSD), Health, Safety and Environment Group, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre ,Trombay
  400085
  Maharashtra
Town:
  Mumbai
Country:
  INDIA
Region:
  SEARO
Phone:
  (91-22) 5593717 / 25593603
Fax:
  (91-22) 550 5313
Web Site:
 
Date of Designation:
  01/Mar/1976
Last Redesignation:
  22/Sep/2015
Expiry:
  22/Sep/2019
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 IAEA/WHO Global Programme; 
  2. To develop and maintain dosimetry standards and to provide calibration services to radiotherapy centres in the country for dosimeters used in Teletherapy and Brachytherapy.  
  3. To provide technical support on radiation protection and clinical dosimetry.  
  4. To develop and organize training programmes on radiation safety. 
  5. To develop and maintain quality assurance programme for radiation protection of occupationally exposed 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:
  3.5.1 - Country capacity strengthened to assess health risks, develop and implement policies, strategies or regulations for the prevention, mitigation and management of the health impacts of environmental risks
  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 22 791 5027
Email:
  perezm@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  ONYON Lesley Jayne
Phone:
  +911123309450
Email:
  onyonl@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork