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AUS-110 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre on Population Salt Reduction

Director / Head: 
  Dr Webster Jacqui
 




Institution:
  The Food Policy Division
  The George Institute for Global Health
Address:
  PO BOX M201 Missenden Road
  2050
  NSW
Town:
  Sydney
Country:
  AUSTRALIA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  +61 2 9993 4520
Fax:
  +61 2 9993 4502
Date of Designation:
  22/Apr/2013
Last Redesignation:
  22/Apr/2013
Expiry:
  22/Apr/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. To provide expert advice to WHO on development of tools for population salt reduction strategies.  
  2. To undertake research and build research capacity in all aspects of salt reduction.  
  3. To support and increase the capacity of the WHO and Member States in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of salt reduction strategies. 
  4. To support and increase the capacity of the WHO and Member States in the development of effective mechanisms for engaging the food industry on food reformulation and monitoring changes in the food supply. 
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Subjects:
  1. Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
  2. Nutrition 
  3. Health promotion & education 
Types of activity:
  1. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  2. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  3. Collection; collation and dissemination of information 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 6.5 - Evidence-based and ethical policies, strategies, recommendations, standards and guidelines developed and technical support provided to Member States with a high or increasing burden of disease or death associated with unhealthy diets and physical inactivity, enabling them to strengthen institutions in order to combat or prevent the public health problems concerned.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  XUEREB Godfrey Carmel
Phone:
  +41 22 79 12617
Email:
  xuerebg@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  VARGHESE Cherian V.
Phone:
  +63 2 5289866
Email:
  varghesec@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork