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Ref.No. [Initiator]
IRA-28 [EMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre on Tobacco Control

Director / Head: 
  Dr Gholamreza Heydari
 




Institution:
 
  National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (NRITLD)
Address:
  Shaheed Bahonar Ave,Darabad
  1956944413
 
Town:
  Tehran
Country:
  IRAN (ISLAMIC REP.)
Region:
  EMRO
Phone:
  (0098-21) 26106003-26109508
Fax:
  (0098-21) 26106003-26109508
Date of Designation:
  01/Dec/2007
Last Redesignation:
  01/Nov/2015
Expiry:
  01/Nov/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. TOR 1: to contribute in implementation of FCTC  
  2. TOR 2: to promote knowledge about tobacco control education for advanced learners 
  3. TOR 3: sharing experiences as a good model for combating illicit trade 
  4. TOR 4: sharing experiences as a good model for combating TAPS in Drama 
  5. TOR 5: to create a network for WHO tobacco control collaborating centers.  
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Subjects:
  1. Tobacco 
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Types of activity:
  1. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 6.3 - Evidence-based and ethical policies, strategies, recommendations, standards and guidelines developed, and technical support provided to Member States with a high or increasing burden of disease and death associated with tobacco use, enabling them to strengthen institutions in order to tackle or prevent the public health problems concerned; support also provided to the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control for implementation of the provisions of the Convention and development and implementation of protocols and guidelines
  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.
 
Responsible Officer:
  EL-AWA Fatimah M.S.
Phone:
  +202 227 65340
Email:
  elawaf@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  PERUGA Armando
Phone:
  +41 22 79 11496
Email:
  perugaa@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork