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Ref.No. [Initiator]
IRA-41 [EMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Center for Research & Training on Blood Safety

Director / Head: 
  Dr Gholamreza Toogeh
  Mr Mostafa Moghadam




Institution:
  High Institute of Research and Education in Transfusion Medicine
  Iranian Blood Transfusion Organization (IBTO)
Address:
  IBTO Headquarters, Next to Milad Tower, Hemmat Express way
  14665-1157
  Tehran
Town:
  Tehran
Country:
  IRAN (ISLAMIC REP.)
Region:
  EMRO
Phone:
  0098 21 88601546
Fax:
  0098 21 88601545
Web Site:
  http://www.ibto.ir
Date of Designation:
  01/Sep/2013
Last Redesignation:
  01/Sep/2013
Expiry:
  01/Sep/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. To contribute to the implementation of WHO policies and guidelines on blood safety in the region. 
  2. To support WHO in establishing regional network on blood safety. 
  3. To support WHO policies and objectives by organizing and holding training courses, workshops and conferences for other countries in the region on voluntary blood donor recruitment and quality system. 
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Subjects:
  1. Blood Transfusion Safety and Blood Products 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Collection and collation of information 
  3. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 11.2 - International norms, standards and guidelines for the quality, safety, efficacy and cost effective use of medical products and technologies developed and their national and/or regional implementation advocated and supported.
  Ower: 11.1 - Formulation and monitoring of comprehensive national policies on access, quality and use of essential medical products and technologies advocated and supported.
 
Responsible Officer:
  ASGHAR Humayun
Phone:
 
Email:
  humayuna@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  YU Junping
Phone:
  +41 22 79 12607
Email:
  yuj@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork