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RUS-101 [Headquarters]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Radiation Emergency Medical Preparedness and Assistance

Director / Head: 
  Prof Alexander AKLEYEV
 




Institution:
 
  Urals Research Centre for Radiation Medicine (URCRM)
Address:
  68-A, Vorovsky St. - 454076
  454076
 
Town:
  Chelyabinsk
Country:
  RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (7-351) 2327 914
Fax:
  (7-351) 2327 913
Web Site:
  www.urcrm.ru
Date of Designation:
  05/Feb/1996
Last Redesignation:
  06/May/2010
Date of Discontinuation:
  06/May/2014
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1.To contribute to radiation emergency preparedness activities of REMPAN network 
  2. 2. To provide technical assistance in case of actual radiation emergencies 
  3. 3. To cooperate in the area of radiation dosimetry, including contributing to WHO BioDoseNet activities (cytogenetics and internal contamination monitoring). 
  4. 4. To cooperate in the area of low-dose radiation risk monitoring, assessment and management. 
  5. 5. Regional capacity building through education and training in radiation medicine, radiobiology, and radioecology. 
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Subjects:
  1. Radiation 
  2. Emergency & humanitarian action 
  3. Occupational health 
Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Outbreaks and emergencies 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 8.1 - Evidence-based assessments made, and norms and standards formulated and updated on major environmental hazards to health (e.g., poor air quality, chemical substances, electromagnetic fields, radon, poor-quality drinking-water and waste-water reuse)
  Ower: 8.3 - Technical assistance and support provided to Member States for strengthening national occupational and environmental health risk management systems, functions and services.
  Ower: 5.5 - Support provided to Member States for strengthening national preparedness and for establishing alert and response mechanisms for food-safety and environmental health emergencies.
Responsible Officer:
  CARR Zhanat
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13483
Email:
  carrz@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  RACIOPPI Francesca
Phone:
  +45 45 33 68 22
Email:
  racioppif@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork