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Ref.No. [Initiator]
IRA-26 [EMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research on Gastrointestinal Cancers

Director / Head: 
  Professor Reza Malekzadeh
 




Institution:
  Upper Gastrointestinal Cancers Research Group
  Digestive Diseases Research Centre
Address:
  Shariati Hospital North Kargar Ave.
  14117
  Tehran
Town:
  Teheran
Country:
  IRAN (ISLAMIC REP.)
Region:
  EMRO
Phone:
  (98 21) 82415000
Fax:
  (98 21) 82415400
Web Site:
  http://www.ddrc.ac.ir
Date of Designation:
  01/Jan/2007
Last Redesignation:
  23/Jan/2011
Expiry:
  23/Jan/2015
Terms of Reference:
  1. To carry out research and share it with WHO in the field of upper gastrointestinal cancers with special reference to the epidemiology and early diagnosis/treatment 
  2. To collect, evaluate & circulate information on research & prevention of oesophageal &gastric cancer. 
  3. Providing the appropriate training programs on traditional and genetic epidemiology and molecular biology of cancer along with research on primary and secondary prevention of gastrointestinal cancer 
  4. To contribute, individually and within networks, to WHO programme activities, whether in support of country programmes or by participating in international cooperative activities; 
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Subjects:
  1. Cancer 
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Types of activity:
  1. Information dissemination 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Research 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 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.
  Ower: 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.
  Ower: 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.
Responsible Officer:
  FADHIL Ibtihal
Phone:
 
Email:
  fadhili@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  ULLRICH Andreas W.H.
Phone:
  +41 22 79 11292
Email:
  ullricha@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork