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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
  Masjedi Mohamed Ridha




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/2012
Expiry:
  18/Jun/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. Training Course for TB and MDR TB (Diagnosis and Treatment) for Physicians, Nurses and Lab Technicians in all Provinces of Iran 
  2. Support to Build Technical Capacity of Researchers from the Regional Countries through Fellowships Courses for instance "Ph.D courses ". 
  3. To work with WHO in Organizing TB/HIV Courses for Regional Physicians and Lab Directors 
  4. Strengthening TB Control Managers, Physicians, Lab Directors and Technicians and Nurses in (neighboring country+ EMRO Region Countries) for Combating TB 
  5. Training and Strengthening Physicians ,Lab Directors and Technicians and Nurses for Case Finding and Treatment of XDR TB 
  6. To Assist WHO in implementation of TB Control Educational Framework in EMRO Region 
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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:
  Ower: 2.2 - Policy and technical support provided to countries towards expanded gender-sensitive delivery of prevention, treatment and care interventions for HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, including integrated training and service delivery; wider service-provider networks; and strengthened laboratory capacities and better linkages with other health services, such as those for sexual and reproductive health, maternal, newborn and child health, sexually transmitted infections, nutrition, drug-dependence treatment service respiratory care, neglected diseases and environmental health.
  Ower: 2.1 - Guidelines, policy, strategy and other tools developed for prevention of, and treatment and care for patients with, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, including innovative approaches for increasing coverage of the interventions among poor people, and hard-to-reach and vulnerable populations.
 
Responsible Officer:
  BAGHDADI Samiha
Phone:
 
Email:
  baghdadis@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  JAKUBOWIAK Wieslaw
Phone:
  +41 22 79 12485
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork