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AUS-85 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Violence, Injuries and Disabilities

Director / Head: 
  Professor Rod McClure
 




Institution:
  Accident Research Centre (MUARC)
  Monash University
Address:
  Building 70, Monash University, Clayton Campus, Wellington Road
  3800
  Victoria
Town:
  Clayton
Country:
  AUSTRALIA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (61-3) 9905 4372
Fax:
  (61-3) 9905 4363
Date of Designation:
  22/Jul/2005
Last Redesignation:
  05/May/2010
Expiry:
  05/May/2014
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1. To assist with the development and monitoring of regional and global capacity in injury prevention including data systems, research, and injury prevention policy and planning developments. 
  2. 2. To contribute to solving the major unintentional Child Injury burden in the Region and globally (particularly road traffic injury, drowning, occupational injury, falls, poisoning) through research, training, leading-edge workshops and general information exchange. 
  3. 3. To assist the WHO regional Office for the Western Pacific to develop, implement and evaluate a Regional injury prevention strategy and assist WHO with advocacy for injury, violence and disability prevention regionally and globally. 
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Subjects:
  1. Injuries; violence & accident prevention 
  2. Disabilities and rehabilitation (excluding accident prevention) 
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Types of activity:
  1. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  2. Research 
  3. Training and education 
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: 3.2 - 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: 3.3 - Improvements made in Member States’ capacity to collect, analyse, disseminate and use data on the magnitude, causes and consequences of chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and neurological disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
Responsible Officer:
  PASSMORE Jonathon
Phone:
  +84 4 9433734
Email:
  passmorej@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  KRUG Etienne G.G.
Phone:
  13535/13480
Email:
  kruge@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork