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AUS-39 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for the Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus and Health Promotion for NCD Control

Director / Head: 
  Professor Jonathan Shaw
 




Institution:
 
  Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute
Address:
  90 Commercial Road
  3004
  Victoria
Town:
  Caulfield South
Country:
  AUSTRALIA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (61-3) 85321818
Fax:
 
Date of Designation:
  01/Mar/1981
Last Redesignation:
  13/May/2012
Expiry:
  13/May/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. To collaborate with WHO in the field of research, collection and dissemination of information on the epidemiology, prevention and control of diabetes mellitus and its complications, and other related noncommunicable diseases 
  2. To develop prevention and control programmes for diabetes & other noncommunicable diseases globally, andto carry out the function of a coordinating centre for the development of NCD demonstration projects in the Western Pacific Region. 
  3. To collaborate with WHO in training health workers from countries of the Western Pacific Region in the epidemiology & prevention & control of diabetes & its complications, & of other noncommunicable diseases. 
  4. .To assist WHO in its normative work on methods for effective intervention, in relation to diabetes and related noncommunicable diseases . 
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Subjects:
  1. Diabetes 
  2. Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
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Types of activity:
  1. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  2. Collection and collation of information 
  3. Providing technical advise to WHO 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 3.1 - Advocacy and support provided to increase political, financial and technical commitment in Member States in order to tackle chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and behavioural 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.
 
Responsible Officer:
  ROGLIC Gojka
Phone:
  +41 22 79 14306
Email:
  roglicg@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