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Ref.No. [Initiator]
AUS-56 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for the Family of International Classification

Director / Head: 
  Ms Jenny Hargreaves
  Jodee Njeru




Institution:
  Australian Institute for Health & Welfare (AIHW)
  Australian Institute for Health & Welfare (AIHW)
Address:
  GPO 570
  2601
  ACT
Town:
  Canberra
Country:
  AUSTRALIA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (61-2) 6244 1121
Fax:
  (61-2) 6244 1299
Web Site:
  http://www.aihw.gov.au
Date of Designation:
  01/Apr/1991
Last Redesignation:
  07/May/2014
Expiry:
  07/May/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. Assisting WHO in developing, maintaining and revising the WHO Family of International Classifications, Terminologies and Standards (WHO-FIC), in particular the International Classification of Diseases (ICD), the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), the International Classification of Health Interventions, and relevant terminological and ontological aspects 
  2. Supporting global work with active participation to Committees, as for Education & Implementation, Update & Revision, Electronic Tools & Terminology, and Family Development and Reference Groups, as for Mortality, Morbidity, Functioning & Disability that assist WHO in the development, testing, implementation, use, improvement, updating and revision of members of the WHO-FIC.  
  3. Collaborating with local and regional users of classifications by networking and providing support, disseminating information about the WHO-FIC and other health-related classifications, regarding the availability, suitability and applicability of the classifications for different purposes, as reporting and coding, availability of tools for implementation, data analysis, and interpretation, in coordination with WHO. 
  4. Promoting use of the WHO-FIC, developing, formulating and sharing teaching materials, organizing and conducting local, regional and global training courses and translating international WHO-FIC materials to the relevant language for local use, in coordination with WHO. 
  5. Improving the level and quality of implementation of WHO classifications, supporting quality assurance procedures of the WHO-FIC regarding mechanisms, norms and standards of classification use, data collection, and data analysis, in coordination with WHO. 
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Subjects:
  1. Classifications of diseases 
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Types of activity:
  1. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  2. Training and education 
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WHO Outputs:
  4.4.1 - Comprehensive monitoring of the global, regional and country health situation, trends and determinants, using global standards, and leadership in the new data generation and analyses of health priorities
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  LANDRY Mark
Phone:
  +63 2 528 9835
Email:
  landrym@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  JAKOB Robert
Phone:
  +41 22 79 15877
Email:
  jakobr@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork