Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Treatment & Rehabilitation of Accident Recovery Workers of Nuclear & Other Disasters
Director / Head:
Dr Sergei ALEKSANIN
All-Russian Center of Emergency & Radiation Medicine (ARCERM)
Lebedeva str. 4/2 - 194044
(7-812) 541 8565
(7-812) 541 8805
Date of Designation:
Terms of Reference:
- 1. Under the auspices of Ministry of Civil Defense and Emergency Situations, the Center contributes to WHO-REMPAN's activities on capacity building including strengthening national preparedness for radiation emergencies, training for first-responders and public, education and awareness raising activities.
- 2. Technical assistance and consultation to WHO in case of radiation emergencies, namely on management of mental-health and psychological impact of radiation emergencies.
- 3. Medical follow-up and monitoring of accidentally exposed populations and maintaining a database of North-West Regional register of Chernobyl clean-up workers.
- 4. Undertake research and development regarding the health consequences of radiation exposures.
- 5. Contribution to WHO BioDoseNet activities related to regional biodosimetry capacity building and Participate in meetings, exercises, & activities organized by WHO.
- 6. Technical contribution and support of WHO REMPAN activities, such as conferences, workshops, meetings, development and/or translation of technical documents to Russian language, and other information, as necessary.
- Emergency & humanitarian action
- Environmental health and hazards other than those specifically mentioned
Types of activity:
- Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level
- Outbreaks and emergencies
- Information dissemination
WHO organization wide expected result:
5.1 - Norms and standards developed, capacity built and technical support provided to Member States for the development and strengthening of national emergency preparedness plans and programmes.
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.
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.
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Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
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