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Ref.No. [Initiator]
MEX-34 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre on Laboratory Quality Management

Director / Head: 
  MGS Lucía HERNÁNDEZ RIVAS
  Judith ESTÉVEZ RAMÍREZ




Institution:
  Dirección de Servicios y Apoyo Técnico DSAT
  Instituto de Diagnóstico y Referencia Epidemiológicos (InDRE) “Dr. Manuel Martínez Báez”, Ministry of Health
Address:
  Francisco de P. Miranda No. 177, Col. Unidad Lomas de Plateros, Del Álvaro Obregón
  01480
  CDMX
Town:
  Mexico City
Country:
  MEXICO
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  +51 (55) 5342-7550 ext. 59304
Fax:
 
Date of Designation:
  31/Oct/2018
Last Redesignation:
  31/Oct/2022
Expiry:
  31/Oct/2026
Terms of Reference:
  1. At PAHO/WHO’s request, the proposed institution will provide technical input to PAHO/WHO on continuously improving the Integrated Quality Management System for Public Health Laboratories and associated laboratory networks. 
  2. At PAHO/WHO’s request, the proposed institution will support the development of teaching topics for the implementation, maintenance or improvement of the Integrated Quality Management System for Public Health Laboratories and associated laboratory networks. 
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Subjects:
  1. Health Technology (including laboratory services; but excluding blood safety) 
  2. Emergency & humanitarian action 
  3. Communicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
Types of activity:
  1. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Standardization of terminology and nomenclature 
WHO Outputs:
  2.1.1 - All-hazards emergency preparedness capacities in countries assessed and reported
  2.1.2 - Capacities for emergency preparedness strengthened in all countries
 
Responsible Officer:
  GABASTOU Jean-Marc
Phone:
  +51 45731
Email:
  gabastouj@paho.org

Technical Counterpart:
  COGNAT Sebastien Bruno Francois
Phone:
  +33 (0)4 72 71 51 63
Email:
  cognats@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork