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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 Ali Akbar Velayati
  Dr Mohammad Reza Masjedi




Institution:
 
  National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (NRITLD)
Address:
  Shaheed Bahonar Ave
  19556
 
Town:
  Tehran
Country:
  IRAN (ISLAMIC REP.)
Region:
  EMRO
Phone:
  (0098-21)27122010
Fax:
  (0098-21)26109484
Date of Designation:
  01/Dec/2007
Last Redesignation:
  01/Nov/2011
Expiry:
  01/Nov/2015
Terms of Reference:
  1. TOR 1:To work with WHO to develop smoking cessation status in EMRO 
  2. TOR 2 :To contribute to work with WHO on tobacco control education 
  3. TOR 3:To assist WHO in implementation of FCTC in EMRO 
  4. TOR 4: To prevent initiating smoking among students 
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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:
 
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