Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Violence, Injuries and Disabilities
Director / Head:
Associate Professor Judith Charlton
Accident Research Centre (MUARC)
Building 70, Monash University, Clayton Campus, Wellington Road
(61-3) 9905 4372
(61-3) 9905 4363
Date of Designation:
Terms of Reference:
- To contribute to solving the major unintentional injury burden in the Region and globally (particularly road traffic injury and child injury) through capacity building, training, leading-edge workshops and general information exchange.
- To provide expert advice on (1) research methods for selected locally driven research and (2) injury surveillance developments for the Region and beyond
- To assist WHO with advocacy for injury, violence an disability prevention regionally and globally.
- Injuries; violence & accident prevention
- Disabilities and rehabilitation (excluding accident prevention)
Types of activity:
- Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.)
- Training and education
2.3.1 - Development and implementation multisectoral plans and programmes to prevent injuries, with a focus on achieving the targets set under the Decade of Action for Road Safety (2011-2020)
2.3.2 - Countries and partners enabled to develop and implement programmes and plans to prevent child injuries
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.
+84 4 9433734
KRUG Etienne G.G.
+41 22 791 3535
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
Link to eWork