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RUS-103 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Emergency and Disaster Medicine Management

Director / Head: 
  Prof Sergey GONCHAROV
 




Institution:
 
  All-Russian Centre for Disaster Medicine "Zaschita", Ministry of Health
Address:
  5 Schukinskaya Street - 123182
  123182
 
Town:
  Moscow
Country:
  RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (7-495) 942 4524
Fax:
  (7-499) 190 5287
Web Site:
  www.vcmk.ru
Date of Designation:
  23/Sep/1996
Last Redesignation:
  08/Jul/2010
Expiry:
  08/Jul/2014
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1. - Development and implementation of the programs of personnel training for emergency capacity building. Development of training programs curricula; implementation of educational programs on emergency preparedness and response adopted for Russian-speaking countries. Organization of advanced training courses for specialists of Disaster Medicine Service ARCDM "Zaschita". - Preparation, organization and holding command –training and tactical –special exercises (table-top exercises) for emergency health preparedness, response and management. 
  2. 2. Participation in emergency operation measures. Organization and providing medical care at the onset of emergencies. Training and management of resources and manpower for health care delivery 
  3. 3. National programs in preparedness for emergencies. Support to public health leaders of Republics of the Former Soviet in the development of mechanisms of national system of preparedness. 
  4. 4. Information management and lessons learned from health response in crises. 
  5. 5. Translation, expert estimate and distribution of WHO guidelines in the field of public health in emergency. 
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Subjects:
  1. Emergency & humanitarian action 
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Types of activity:
  1. Collection; collation and dissemination of information 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Research 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 5.6 - Effective communications issued, partnerships formed and coordination developed with other organizations in the United Nations system, governments, local and international nongovernmental organizations, academic institutions and professional associations at the country, regional and global levels.
  Ower: 5.2 - Norms and standards developed and capacity built to enable Member States to provide timely response to disasters associated with natural hazards and conflict-related crises.
  Ower: 5.6 - Effective communications issued, partnerships formed and coordination developed with other organizations in the United Nations system, governments, local and international nongovernmental organizations, academic institutions and professional associations at the country, regional and global levels.
Responsible Officer:
  CONINX Rudi J. J. M.
Phone:
  +41 22 79 14582
Email:
  coninxr@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  ROCKENSCHAUB Gerald
Phone:
  +45 45 33 68 30
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork