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Ref.No. [Initiator]
IRA-19 [EMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Quality Control and Clinical Chemistry

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Rana Amini
  Safadel N.




Institution:
  Reference Laboratories of Iran, Biochemistry Department
  Ministry of Health and Medical Education
Address:
  #48, Keikhosro Shahrokh, Nofel le Chateau st., Hafez Ave.,
 
  Tehran
Town:
  Teheran
Country:
  IRAN (ISLAMIC REP.)
Region:
  EMRO
Phone:
  (98-21) 66728113
Fax:
  (98-21) 66728121
Date of Designation:
  17/Oct/1994
Last Redesignation:
  01/Sep/2013
Expiry:
  01/Sep/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. Expanding External Quality Assessment Scheme in EMR countries in order to improve the quality of laboratory procedures  
  2. Providing technical expertise using integrated accessible scientific resources to hold tailor- made training courses, workshops and consultation for the EMR member states and also other Farsi language countries on the specified areas such as Laboratory Standards, Quality Management System requirements, EQAS 
  3. Outreaching to EMR countries for supporting and offering assistance for establishing regional laboratory standards in accordance with published WHO manual 
  4. Sharing the knowledge and experience for ensuring the quality of IVDs in pre- and post- marketing phase in EMR Countries 
  5. Furthering National establishing of Biosafety Requirements and Biorisk management in line with IHR  
  6. Joining all related regional and international laboratory networks and acting as an active member in promoting the quality of laboratory services and improving the global health 
  7. Highlighting the importance of non-communicable diseases in RHL programming with focus on Diabetes and Cancer Control Programs 
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Subjects:
  1. Blood Transfusion Safety and Blood Products 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
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WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 11.3 - Evidence based policy guidance on promoting scientifically sound and cost-effective use of medical products and technologies by health workers and consumers developed and supported within the Secretariat and regional and national programmes.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  ASGHAR Humayun
Phone:
 
Email:
  humayuna@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  VERCAUTEREN Gaby Henriette
Phone:
  +41 22 79 14728
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork