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Ref.No. [Initiator]
IRA-16 [EMRO]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Nutrition

Director / Head: 
  Dr Hajifaraji Majid
  Arash Rashidi




Institution:
  National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute
  Ministry of Health and Medical Education
Address:
  46 Arghavane-Ghabri, Farahzadi Blvd., Shahrake Qods
  1981619573
 
Town:
  Teheran
Country:
  IRAN (ISLAMIC REP.)
Region:
  EMRO
Phone:
  (98-21) 2236 0661
Fax:
  (98-21) 2236 0660
Date of Designation:
  31/May/1992
Last Redesignation:
  01/Nov/2012
Date of Discontinuation:
  28/Nov/2013
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1. To promote relevant research & training activities to nutrition problems priorities at national & regional level 
  2. 2. To develop & use training capacity to meet national & regional nutrition training needs. 
  3. 3. To establish institutional linkages with nutrition service departments & other research/training centres within the country & support their work. 
  4. 4. To participate actively in the regional networking activities & share experience, & maintain effective communication with other centres in the Regional Research Network (planned). 
  5. 5. To act as a regional resource in the area of expertise agreed upon with WHO & the network (planned). 
  6. 6. To conduct research in collaboration with WHO & other relevant UN agencies, & participate in relevant multi-center research activities initiated in the Region. 
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Subjects:
  1. Nutrition 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Development and application of appropriate technology 
  3. Research 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 6.5 - Evidence-based and ethical policies, strategies, recommendations, standards and guidelines developed and technical support provided to Member States with a high or increasing burden of disease or death associated with unhealthy diets and physical inactivity, enabling them to strengthen institutions in order to combat or prevent the public health problems concerned.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  AL-JAWALDEH Ayoub
Phone:
 

Technical Counterpart:
  BRANCA Francesco
Phone:
  +41 22 79 11025
Email:
  brancaf@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork