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Ref.No. [Initiator]
IRA-25 [EMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Education on Management of Osteoporosis and Diabetes

Director / Head: 
  Professor Bagher LARIJANI
  Professor LARIJANI




Institution:
  Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute (EMRI)
  Teheran University of Medical Sciences
Address:
  North Kargar Avenue
  1411413137
 
Town:
  Tehran
Country:
  IRAN (ISLAMIC REP.)
Region:
  EMRO
Phone:
  (98 21) 88220037-8
Fax:
  (98 21) 88220052
Date of Designation:
  01/Jan/2007
Last Redesignation:
  18/Jan/2015
Expiry:
  18/Jan/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. To assist WHO in early screening of diabetes, osteoporosis and their complications through training and capacity building. 
  2. To support WHO in conducting research and generating scientific evidence on prevention from diabetes, osteoporosis, and their complications with the focus of their impact on the Region  
  3. To support WHO initiatives on unopposed marketing of unhealthy products related to NCD prevention through research, advocacy, and joint consultations 
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Subjects:
  1. Diabetes 
  2. Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
  3. Health Technology (including laboratory services; but excluding blood safety) 
Types of activity:
  1. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  2.1.1 - Development of national multisectoral policies and plans for implementing interventions to prevent and control noncommunicable diseases facilitated
  2.1.2 - High-level priority given to the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases in national health planning processes and development agendas
  2.1.3 - Monitoring framework implemented to report on progress in realizing the commitments made in the Political Declaration of the High-Level Meeting of the General Assembly on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases and the global action plan for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases (2013–2020)
Responsible Officer:
  FADHIL Ibtihal
Phone:
 
Email:
  fadhili@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  ROGLIC Gojka
Phone:
  +41 22 79 14306
Email:
  roglicg@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork