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AUS-85 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Injury and Violence Prevention

Director / Head: 
  Professor Judith Charlton
 




Institution:
  Accident Research Centre (MUARC)
  Monash University
Address:
  Building 70, 21 Alliance Lane, Monash University
  3800
  Victoria
Town:
  Clayton
Country:
  AUSTRALIA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (61-3) 9905 4020
Fax:
  (61-3) 9905 4363
Date of Designation:
  22/Jul/2005
Last Redesignation:
  05/May/2018
Expiry:
  05/May/2022
Terms of Reference:
  1. Support WHO in strengthening inter-sectoral national capacity to address regional priority issues in injury and violence prevention including road traffic, drowning, child injuries and trauma care. 
  2. Support WHO in the development of research and surveillance capacity for injury and violence prevention regionally and globally including engaging in collaborative research with Institutions/Agencies in the Region and beyond. 
  3. Support WHO to advocate and communicate for effective injury and violence prevention, and trauma care, regionally and globally. 
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Subjects:
  1. Injuries; violence & accident prevention 
  2. Emergency & humanitarian action 
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Types of activity:
  1. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  2. Research 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  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.
Responsible Officer:
  PASSMORE Jonathon
Phone:
  +84 4 9433734
Email:
  passmorej@who.int

You can also contact:
  1. PAPOWITZ Heather Eve 
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Technical Counterpart:
  REYNOLDS Teri
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3437
Email:
  reynoldst@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork