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AUS-53 [WPRO]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Cardiovascular Diseases

Director / Head: 
  Professor Garry JENNINGS
 




Institution:
  Alfred and Baker Medical Unit (BMU)
  Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute
Address:
  PO Box 6492, St.Kilda Road Central
  8008
  Victoria
Town:
  Melbourne
Country:
  AUSTRALIA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (61-3) 85321164
Fax:
  (61-3) 8532 1160
Date of Designation:
  14/Jun/1989
Last Redesignation:
  21/Aug/2009
Date of Discontinuation:
  01/Oct/2013
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1. To carry out research & training in the field of cardiovascular diseases with special reference to the primary prevention & control of hypertension & atherosclerosis. 
  2. 2. To collect, evaluate & disseminate information on cardiovascular disease research. 
  3. 3. To advise WHO & provide information to other collaborating centres in the field of primary prevention & treatment of hypertension & atherosclerosis. 
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Subjects:
  1. Cardiovascular diseases 
  2. Health systems research & development 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Providing technical advise to WHO 
WHO Outputs:
  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:
  VARGHESE Cherian V.
Phone:
 
Email:
  varghesec@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  MENDIS Shanthi P.B.
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13441
Email:
  mendiss@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork