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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 Evgeny Ginter
 




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:
  (7-495) 324 07 02
Web Site:
  www.med-gen.ru
Date of Designation:
  01/Oct/1987
Last Redesignation:
  02/Dec/2011
Expiry:
  02/Dec/2015
Terms of Reference:
  1. To assist WHO in the implementation of 2010 resolution on Birth defects 
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Subjects:
  1. Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
  2. Genetics & hereditary diseases 
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Types of activity:
  1. Development and application of appropriate technology 
  2. Providing technical advise to WHO 
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WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 3.1 - Advocacy and support provided to increase political, financial and technical commitment in Member States in order to tackle chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and behavioural disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  SHAO Ruitai
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13329
Email:
  shaor@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  TSOUROS Agis
Phone:
  +45 45 33 68 71
Email:
  tsourosa@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork