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JOR-5 [EMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Transfusion Medicine

Director / Head: 
  Dr NIDAL MUSTAFA IRSHAID
  Dr Yarfas Karim




Institution:
 
  National Blood Bank, Ministry of Health
Address:
  Al-Ashrafieh
  11151
 
Town:
  Amman
Country:
  JORDAN
Region:
  EMRO
Phone:
  (962-6) 474 9123
Fax:
  (962-6) 474 9123
Date of Designation:
  06/Dec/1995
Last Redesignation:
  01/Jan/2014
Expiry:
  01/Jan/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. To support WHO in the development of well-organised and sustainable national blood programmes based on voluntary non-remunerated blood donation 
  2. To support WHO in capability development through the provision of training programmes in transfusion medicine.  
  3. To support WHO in implementing quality management in all areas of blood transfusion in the member states, including haemovigilance. 
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Subjects:
  1. Blood Transfusion Safety and Blood Products 
  2. Biological 
  3. Patient safety 
Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Collection and collation of information 
  3. Organization of events (e.g. conferences; summits) 
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.
 
 
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