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Organization Contact Information

Name: Razi vaccine and Serum Research institute
Street 1: Shaheed beheshti- Hessarak
Street 2:
City: Karaj
Province: Alborz
Post Code: 31975/148
Country: Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Phone: +98-26-34570038-45
Organization Email:
Web Site:
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr (Ms)
First Name: naheed
Last Name: Mojgani
Title: Associate Professor
Phone: +98-9121646063

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr (Mr)
First Name: Nader
Last Name: Mosavari

General Information

Board Constituency: Countries
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
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Organization Type - Primary: Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Organization Description:
Razi vaccine and Serum research Institute is well known as one of the oldest and largest vaccine producer in the region. It is involved in production of more than 50 biologicals including vaccines (Medical and veterinary) and serums. With over 1300 staff and 6 branches over the country it is also recongnized as reference laboratory for many disaese including tuberculosis.The institute has well established national and international links. AT TB department we are involved in production of Bovine, Avian and Human TB vaccine (C, DT and PN) and Malein (B.mallei).
The Reference laboratory at this department is engaged in accurate diagnosis of this disease and all suspected samples across the country are forwarded via Ministry of Health to this department.
We have also developed an ELISA kit for accurate diagnosis of disease.
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Specializations / Areas of Work

Delivery of health services and care
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 100 +
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Stop TB communications
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Technical assistance and advice
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
_Continuous supply of vaccine
-Accurate diagnosis
R and D activities at TB department
TB Reference laboratory in the country
member of TB organization in the country

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Iran (Islamic Republic of)


Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

New TB Vaccines:
In late 1980 Razi institute made a new record in production of bovine and avian PPD tuberculin. The department is makes continuous efforts in development of more effective vaccines against BCG vaccine, Bovine, and Avian PPD tuberculin including Optimization of present production process and development of new ones.


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: May 19, 2015
Last updated: May 29, 2015