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MAA-16 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Drug Information

Director / Head: 
  Professor Rahmat Awang
  Chuah Lucie




Institution:
  National Poison Centre
  Science University of Malaysia (Universiti Sains Malaysia)
Address:
  Minden
  11800
  Penang
Town:
  Penang
Country:
  MALAYSIA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (60-4) 657 0099
Fax:
  (60-4) 656 8417
Web Site:
  http://www.prn.usm.my
Date of Designation:
  06/Apr/1998
Last Redesignation:
  14/Dec/2014
Expiry:
  14/Dec/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. Support capacity development and education of healthcare providers and consumers to improve prescribing and drug use practices. 
  2. Design training to support rational evidence-based selection and use of effective, safe and quality medicines and other medical products. 
  3. Create and develop health education materials using interactive multimedia (health informatics). 
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Subjects:
  1. Pharmaceuticals (including essential drugs and medicines) 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Information dissemination 
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:
  TISOCKI Klara
Phone:
  +63 2 5289026
Email:
  tisockik@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  KOPP Sabine
Phone:
  13636/13642
Email:
  kopps@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork