Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Violence, Injuries and Disabilities
Director / Head:
Professor Rod McClure
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:
- 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. 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. 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.
- Injuries; violence & accident prevention
- Disabilities and rehabilitation (excluding accident prevention)
Types of activity:
- Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.)
- Training and education
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.
+84 4 9433734
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Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
Link to eWork