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Ref.No. [Initiator]
USA-137 [Headquarters]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research in Blood Lipids

Director / Head: 
  Dr Gary L. MYERS
 




Institution:
  Clinical Chemistry Branch, Division of Laboratory Sciences
  National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Address:
  Mail Stop F25 4770 Buford Highway
  GA 30341-3724
 
Town:
  Atlanta
Country:
  USA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (1-770) 488 4606
Fax:
  (1-770) 488 4192
Date of Designation:
  01/Jan/1969
Last Redesignation:
  18/Mar/2005
Date of Discontinuation:
  26/Mar/2009
Terms of Reference:
  1. To provide consultation on the determination of blood lipids, & exchange information on techniques of lipid determination. 
  2. To produce & distribute reference & standard material & make it available to other centres. 
  3. To provide guidance for the intra- & inter-laboratory control. 
  4. To train medical & paramedical personnel. 
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Subjects:
  1. Cardiovascular diseases 
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Types of activity:
  1. Information dissemination 
  2. Standardization of terminology and nomenclature 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
 
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  MENDIS Shanthi P.B.
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13441
Email:
  mendiss@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  BARCELO Alberto
Phone:
  1-202-974-3589
Email:
  barceloa@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork