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AUS-113 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Strengthening Rehabilitation Capacity in Health Systems

Director / Head: 
  Professor Gwynnyth Llewellyn
 




Institution:
  Faculty of Health Sciences
  University of Sydney
Address:
  75 East Street, Lidcombe
  2141
  New South Wales
Town:
  Sydney
Country:
  AUSTRALIA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  +61 2 9351 9161
Fax:
  +61 2 9351 9412
Date of Designation:
  11/Jun/2014
Last Redesignation:
  11/Jun/2018
Expiry:
  11/Jun/2022
Terms of Reference:
  1. Providing support to the WHO by generating and disseminating evidence on strengthening rehabilitation in health systems.  
  2. Supporting the WHO in building workforce capacity in rehabilitation training in educational institutions. 
  3. Supporting the WHO in providing technical support and training in ICF rehabilitation, disability and health personnel. 
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Subjects:
  1. Disabilities and rehabilitation (excluding accident prevention) 
  2. Human resources for health (excluding Nursing) 
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Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Organization of events (e.g. conferences; summits) 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 3.2 - Guidance and support provided to Member States for the development and implementation of policies, strategies and regulations in respect of chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and neurological disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
  Ower: 3.6 - Guidance and support provided to Member States to improve the ability of their health and social systems to prevent and manage chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and behavioural disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
  Ower: 10.8 - Health-workforce information and knowledge base strengthened, and country capacities for policy analysis, planning, implementation, information-sharing and research built up.
Responsible Officer:
  BARRETT Darryl Wade
Phone:
 
Email:
  dbarrett@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  CIEZA MORENO Maria Alarcos
Phone:
  +41 22 791 1998
Email:
  ciezaa@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork