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

Director / Head: 
  Professor Lesley Day
 




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/2014
Expiry:
  05/May/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. 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. 
  2. To provide expert advice on (1) research methods for selected locally driven research and (2) injury surveillance developments for the Region and beyond 
  3. To assist WHO with advocacy for injury, violence an 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:
  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

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