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Ref.No. [Initiator]
IRA-37 [EMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training on Endocrine Science

Director / Head: 
  Dr Fereidoun Azizi
  Dr Azita Zaheh-Vakili




Institution:
  Endocrine Research Centre (ERC)
  Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences (SBUMS)
Address:
  Chamran High Way, Velenjak, Shahid Araabi Ave. No. 24
  1985717413
  Tehran
Town:
  Tehran
Country:
  IRAN (ISLAMIC REP.)
Region:
  EMRO
Phone:
  (98-21) 2240 9309
Fax:
  (98-21) 2240 2463
Web Site:
  www.endocrine.ac.ir
Date of Designation:
  01/Mar/2016
Last Redesignation:
  01/Mar/2016
Expiry:
  01/Mar/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. Establishing a national database on iodine deficiency disorders in I.R Iran & MENA region for estimating reliable and consistent data about its prevelance and complications 
  2. To assist WHO in strengthen Diabetes care through capacity building and training on Diabetes management  
  3. To support WHO in conducting research and generating evidence on priority areas related to non-communicable diseases, especially cardiometabolic risk factors.  
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Subjects:
  1. Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
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Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Research 
  3. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
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:
  SLAMA Slim
Phone:
  +202 227 65696
Email:
  slamas@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  ROGLIC Gojka
Phone:
  +41 22 791 4306
Email:
  roglicg@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork