Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Education on Hearing Loss
Director / Head:
Professor Mohammad Farhadi
Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Research Centre
Iran University of Medical Sciences
Hazrat Rasoul Akram hospital, Niayesh St. Satarkhan Ave.
IRAN (ISLAMIC REP.)
+98 21 66504294
+98 21 66525329
Date of Designation:
Terms of Reference:
- To assist WHO in collecting, analysing, disseminating and using data on the prevalence of hearing loss in Iran; (OWER 3.3)
- To assist WHO in implementing the training manuals of primary ear and hearing care in Iran in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Medical Education; (OWER 3.2)
- To assist WHO in conducting public awareness campaigns and develop policy and strategies on hearing loss. (OWER 3.1)
- Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned
Types of activity:
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.
CHOUDHURY Abdul Hannan
+41 22 79 11435
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
Link to eWork