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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 Ali Akbar Pourfathollah
  Dr Mahtab Maghsudlu




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/2017
Expiry:
  01/Sep/2021
Terms of Reference:
  1. To contribute to the implementation of the WHO regional strategic framework for blood safety and availability in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (2016-2025) through capacity building and follow up. 
  2. To support WHO in establishing regional data base on blood safety and conducting operational research. 
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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:
  4.2.1 - Equitable integrated, people-centred service delivery systems in place in countries and public health approaches strengthened
  4.3.1 - Countries enabled to develop or update, implement, monitor and evaluate national policies on better access to medicines and other health technologies; and to strengthen their evidence-based selection and rational use
 
Responsible Officer:
  ABDELLA Yetmgeta Eyayou
Phone:
  +202 227 65395
Email:
  abdellay@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  YU Junping
Phone:
  +41 22 791 2607
Email:
  yuj@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork