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RUS-91 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for the Prevention of Hereditary Diseases

Director / Head: 
  Professor Aleksander Polyakov
 




Institution:
 
  National Research Centre for Medical Genetics, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences
Address:
  Moskvorechie St. 1 - 115478
  115478
 
Town:
  Moscow
Country:
  RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (7-499) 612 86 07
Fax:
  (7-499) 324 07 02
Web Site:
  www.med-gen.ru
Date of Designation:
  01/Oct/1987
Last Redesignation:
  02/Dec/2015
Expiry:
  02/Dec/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. To provide information and advice on priority areas of research and development in the new field of genetics and human genomics strengthening collaboration with other WHO Collaborating Centers and NGOs in official relationship with WHO. 
  2. To assist WHO on genetics issues by prioritizing on the training of medical and laboratory geneticists on topics related diagnosis of hereditary diseases. 
  3. To assist WHO in the implementation of new knowledge in advanced genomics concerning Mendelian disorders.  
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Subjects:
  1. Genetics & hereditary diseases 
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Types of activity:
  1. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Development and application of appropriate technology 
WHO Outputs:
  4.2.1 - Policy options, tools and technical support to countries for equitable people-centred integrated service delivery and strengthening of public health approaches
  4.2.3 - Guidelines, tools and technical support to countries for improved patient safety and quality of services, and for patient empowerment
 
Responsible Officer:
  KAJIWARA Maki
Phone:
  +41 22 791 2325
Email:
  kajiwaram@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  CORBEX Marilys Anne
Phone:
  +4545336908
Email:
  corbexm@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork