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SIN-16 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Transfusion Medicine

Director / Head: 
  Dr Ai Leen Ang
 




Institution:
  Blood Services Group
  Health Sciences Authority
Address:
  11 Outram Road
  169078
 
Town:
  Singapore
Country:
  SINGAPORE
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (65) 6213 0600
Fax:
  (65) 6223 8682
Web Site:
  http://www.hsa.gov.sg
Date of Designation:
  14/Jan/1992
Last Redesignation:
  28/Apr/2016
Expiry:
  28/Apr/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1.To assist in the development of well-organised and sustainable national blood programmes based on voluntary non-remunerated blood donation. 
  2. 2. To conduct research on upgrading technologies and processes for blood supply safety and availability. 
  3. 3. To assist in developing effective strategies to protect the blood supply against infectious agents and ensure secured blood supply during emergency and disasters. 
  4. 4.To assist in capability development through the provision of training programmes in transfusion medicine. 
  5. 5. To assist WHO Member States in implementing systems for safe clinical transfusion, rational use of blood and blood products and patient blood management. 
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Subjects:
  1. Blood Transfusion Safety and Blood Products 
  2. HIV/AIDS 
  3. Patient safety 
Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Collection and collation of information 
  3. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
WHO Outputs:
  4.3.1 - Countries enabled to develop or update, implement, monitor and evaluate national policies on better access to medicines and other health technologies; and to strengthen their evidence-based selection and rational use
  4.2.1 - Equitable integrated, people-centred service delivery systems in place in countries and public health approaches strengthened
  1.1.2 - Increased capacity of countries to deliver key hepatitis interventions through active engagement in policy dialogue, development of normative guidance and tools, dissemination of strategic information, and provision of technical support
Responsible Officer:
  YU Junping
Phone:
  +41 22 791 2607
Email:
  yuj@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  GAMILLA Mary Ann
Phone:
  +63 2 52 89819
Email:
  gamillam@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork