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Ref.No. [Initiator]
JPN-28 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Standardization and Evaluation of Biologicals

Director / Head: 
  Dr Atsushi Kato
 




Institution:
  Department of Quality Assurance and Radiological Protection
  National Institute of Infectious Diseases
Address:
  1-23-1 Toyama
  162-8640
  Tokyo
Town:
  Shinjuku-ku
Country:
  JAPAN
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  +81-(0)3-5285-1111
Fax:
  +81-(0)3-5285-1150
Date of Designation:
  01/Jan/1971
Last Redesignation:
  25/Aug/2014
Expiry:
  25/Aug/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1. To support WHO in developing international written standards & guidelines for regulatory evaluation of vaccines and biologicals as well as implementing these standards into regulatory practices. 
  2. 2. To contribute to the development and use of international measurement standards & reference reagents for vaccines and biologicals. 
  3. 3. To support WHO on research & development of quality control assays for vaccines and biologicals, particularly the development of new and improved test methods following WHO priorities. 
  4. 4. To support WHO in developing and implementing a training curriculum for standardization and regulation of vaccine and biologicals. 
  5. 5. To contribute to strengthening institutional capacity of regulatory authorities through regional NRA alliance framework in WPR or other regions. 
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Subjects:
  1. Biological 
  2. Immunology 
  3. Health Technology (including laboratory services; but excluding blood safety) 
Types of activity:
  1. Provision of reference substances and other services 
  2. Development and application of appropriate technology 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  4.3.3 - Strengthening national regulatory authorities facilitated; norms, standards, guidelines for medical products developed; and quality, safety and efficacy of health technologies ensured through prequalification
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  DIORDITSA Sergey
Phone:
  +63 2 5289745
Email:
  diorditsas@who.int

You can also contact:
  1. JEE Youngmee 
  2. SHIN Jinho 
  3. RESONTOC Editha 
Technical Counterpart:
  KNEZEVIC Ivana
Phone:
  13136/14539
Email:
  knezevici@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork