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Ref.No. [Initiator]
IND-71 [SEARO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Training in Clinical and Laboratory Genetics in Developing Countries

Director / Head: 
  Dr Madhulika KABRA
 




Institution:
  Genetics Unit, Department of Paediatrics
  All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Address:
  Ansari Nagar
  110029
  New Delhi
Town:
  New Delhi
Country:
  INDIA
Region:
  SEARO
Phone:
  (91-11) 2659 4585
Fax:
  (91-11) 2658 8663
Web Site:
  http://www.aiims.ac.in
Date of Designation:
  24/Nov/1992
Last Redesignation:
  09/May/2015
Expiry:
  09/May/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. To support SEARO-Birth defects database and maintain quality of data. 
  2. To support establishment of national birth defects database and development of Training modules for birth defect surveillance for SEAR 
  3. To expand genetic services and build/strengthen laboratory capacity for diagnosis of selected genetic disorders  
  4. To develop protocols for Comprehensive newborn screening (Inclusive of Birth defects & functional defects) 
  5. To develop standard protocols for prevention , management and counselling for selected birth defects and genetic and metabolic disorders 
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Subjects:
  1. Genetics & hereditary diseases 
  2. Health promotion & education 
  3. Child & maternal health 
Types of activity:
  1. Information dissemination 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Research 
WHO Outputs:
  3.1.2 - Countries’ capacity strengthened to expand high-quality interventions to improve child health and early child development and end preventable child deaths, including from pneumonia and diarrhoea
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  MEHTA Rajesh
Phone:
  +911123061922
Email:
  mehtara@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  BOUESSEAU Marie-Charlotte
Phone:
  +41 22 791 1432
Email:
  bouesseaum@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork