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Ref.No. [Initiator]
IRA-36 [EMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Eye Care and Prevention of Blindness

Director / Head: 
  Dr Mohammad Ali Javadi
  Marzieh Katibeh




Institution:
  Ophthalmic Research Centre, Labbafinejad Medical Centre
  Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
Address:
  No. 23, Paidarfard Street, Boostan 9 Street, Pasdaran Ave
  1666673111
  Tehran
Town:
  Tehran
Country:
  IRAN (ISLAMIC REP.)
Region:
  EMRO
Phone:
  +98 21 22585952
Fax:
  +98 21 22590607
Web Site:
  http://www.orcir.org/
Date of Designation:
  10/Aug/2011
Last Redesignation:
  10/Aug/2019
Expiry:
  10/Aug/2023
Terms of Reference:
  1. To collaborate with WHO to promote the implementation of comprehensive eye care as an integral component of universal health coverage.  
  2. To contribute to the WHO’s efforts building capacities on eye care at different professional levels.  
  3. To collaborate with WHO in the field of research on the epidemiologic, managerial and operational aspects of eye health and prevention of avoidable blindness.  
  4. At WHO's request, to provide technical inputs that may inform WHO when strengthening policies and advocating for eye care through a multidisciplinary approach.  
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Subjects:
  1. Prevention of blindness 
  2. Health information; statistics; measurement & trend assessment 
  3. Human resources for health (excluding Nursing) 
Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Collection and collation of information 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  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.
  Ower: 3.5 - Guidance and support provided to Member States for the preparation and implementation of multisectoral, population-wide programmes to promote mental health and to prevent mental and behavioural disorders, violence and injuries, together with hearing and visual impairment, including blindness
Responsible Officer:
  SAKR ALI Hala
Phone:
 
Email:
  Sakrha@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  CIEZA MORENO Maria Alarcos
Phone:
 
Email:
  ciezaa@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork