Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Education on Management of Osteoporosis and Diabetes
Director / Head:
Professor Bagher LARIJANI
Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Centre (EMRC)
Teheran University of Medical Sciences
North Kargar Avenue
IRAN (ISLAMIC REP.)
(98 21) 88220037-8
(98 21) 88220052
Date of Designation:
Terms of Reference:
- To contribute to WHO's work in the development of guidelines on management of osteoporosis & diabetes in order to meet the national & regional needs.
- implementing integrated community based intervention programmes for controlling diabetes & osteoporosis.
- to contribute, individually and within networks, to WHO programme activities, whether in support of country programmes or by participating in international cooperative activities
- Capacity-building for service delivery in the area of diabetes & osteoporosis through trainings and workshops to strengthen the national capacity.
- Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned
Types of activity:
- Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level
- Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.)
- Training and education
WHO organization wide expected result:
3.1 - Advocacy and support provided to increase political, financial and technical commitment in Member States in order to tackle chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and behavioural disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
3.2 - Guidance and support provided to Member States for the development and implementation of policies, strategies and regulations in respect of chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and neurological disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
3.3 - Improvements made in Member States’ capacity to collect, analyse, disseminate and use data on the magnitude, causes and consequences of chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and neurological disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
+41 22 79 14306
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
Link to eWork