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Ref.No. [Initiator]
IND-59 [SEARO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Cancer Prevention, Screening and Early Detection

Director / Head: 
  Dr Sharmila Pimple
 




Institution:
  Tata Memorial Centre
  Tata Memorial Hospital
Address:
  Dr Ernest Borges Marg, Parel
  400012
  Maharashtra
Town:
  Mumbai
Country:
  INDIA
Region:
  SEARO
Phone:
  (91-22) 2415 4379
Fax:
  (91-22) 2401 1656
Web Site:
  http://tmc.gov.in
Date of Designation:
  14/Dec/1985
Last Redesignation:
  21/Mar/2015
Expiry:
  21/Mar/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. To support WHO in building research capacity and generating evidence on cost-effective models for prevention and control of cervical, breast and oral cancers in SEAR Member States. 
  2. To support WHO-SEAR Member States in integrating cancer prevention and screening programmes at the primary care level. 
  3. To assist WHO in conducting training programmes for health care providers, to introduce and upscale evidenced strategies and programmes for cancer control in low resource settings. 
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Subjects:
  1. Cancer 
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Types of activity:
  1. Information dissemination 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
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WHO Outputs:
  2.1.1 - Development of national multisectoral policies and plans for implementing interventions to prevent and control noncommunicable diseases facilitated
  2.1.3 - Monitoring framework implemented to report on progress in realizing the commitments made in the Political Declaration of the High-Level Meeting of the General Assembly on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases and the global action plan for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases (2013–2020)
 
Responsible Officer:
  DORJI Gampo
Phone:
 
Email:
  dorjig@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  VARGHESE Cherian V.
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3634
Email:
  varghesec@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork