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Ref.No. [Initiator]
IRA-18 [EMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaboratign Centre for Tuberculosis Education

Director / Head: 
  Prof. Ali Akbar Velayati
  Dr. Hamireza Jamaati




Institution:
  National Research Institute of Tuberculosis & Lung Diseases (NRITLD)
  Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences & Health Services
Address:
  Shaheed Bahonar Ave, Darabad
  19575/154
 
Town:
  Teheran
Country:
  IRAN (ISLAMIC REP.)
Region:
  EMRO
Phone:
  (98-21) 26109991
Fax:
  (98-21) 26109484
Date of Designation:
  22/Aug/1993
Last Redesignation:
  18/Jun/2016
Expiry:
  18/Jun/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. Support to build technical capacity of researchers from the countries through research courses and technical assistance for operational research. 
  2. Strengthen technical capacity of TB Control Managers, Physicians, Lab Directors, Technicians and Nurses in countries for combating TB, and TB/HIV through courses and field tours.  
  3. Assist WHO in implementing TB Control educational framework for MDR/XDR TB .  
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Subjects:
  1. Tuberculosis 
  2. Respiratory Infections 
  3. HIV/AIDS 
Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Information dissemination 
  3. Organization of events (e.g. conferences; summits) 
WHO Outputs:
  1.2.1 - Worldwide adaptation and implementation of the global strategy and targets for tuberculosis prevention, care and control after 2015 as adopted in resolution WHA67.1
  1.2.2 - Updated policy guidelines and technical tools to support the adoption and implementation of the global strategy and targets for tuberculosis prevention, care and control after 2015, covering the three pillars: (1) integrated, patient-centred care and prevention; (2) bold policies and supportive systems; and (3) intensified research and innovation
 
Responsible Officer:
  BAGHDADI Samiha
Phone:
  +202 227 65259
Email:
  baghdadis@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  JAKUBOWIAK Wieslaw
Phone:
  +41 22 791 2485
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork