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IRA-33 [EMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Education on Hearing Loss

Director / Head: 
  Dr Mohamed Farhadi
 




Institution:
  Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Research Centre
  Iran University of Medical Sciences
Address:
  Hazrat Rasoul Akram hospital, Niayesh St. Satarkhan Ave.
  1445613131
 
Town:
  Teheran
Country:
  IRAN (ISLAMIC REP.)
Region:
  EMRO
Phone:
  +98-21-66511011
Fax:
  +98-21-66511011
Date of Designation:
  01/Apr/2011
Last Redesignation:
  01/Apr/2015
Expiry:
  01/Apr/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. To support WHO by providing information on health literacy for ear and hearing care in the community of Iran 
  2. To assist WHO in the implementation of universal newborn hearing screening program for early detection of permanent hearing loss 
  3. To assist WHO in the implementation of preschool children hearing screening (3-6 years old) in the country  
  4. To participate WHO in the implementation of elderly hearing-impaired screening program (above 65 years old) in community 
  5. On request of WHO, to provide skills and knowledge related to preventive behavior at work, entertainment and lifestyle in the community 
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Subjects:
  1. Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
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Types of activity:
  1. Others 
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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:
  CHAUDHRY Ismatullah
Phone:
  +202 227 65511
Email:
  chaudhryis@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  CHADHA Shelly
Phone:
  +41 22 791 4289
Email:
  chadhas@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork