Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Child and Neonatal Health
Director / Head:
Prof Trevor David DUKE
Centre for International Child Health
University of Melbourne
Flemington Road Parkville, Vic. 3052 -
(61-3) 9345 5968
(61-3) 9345 6000
Date of Designation:
Terms of Reference:
- To assist WHO in improving child health
- To assist WHO in improving newborn health
- To assist WHO in improving monitoring and evaluation in child and newborn health
- Child & maternal health
- Research policy & development
- Rheumatic diseases
Types of activity:
- Training and education
Ower: 4.1 - Support provided to Member States to formulate a comprehensive policy, plan and strategy for scaling up towards universal access to effective interventions in collaboration with other programmes, paying attention to reducing gender inequality and health inequities, providing a continuum of care throughout the life course, integrating service delivery across different levels of the health system and strengthening coordination with civil society and the private sector.
Ower: 4.2 - National research capacity strengthened as necessary and new evidence, products, technologies, interventions and delivery approaches of global and/or national relevance available to improve maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health, to promote active and healthy ageing, and to improve sexual and reproductive health.
Ower: 4.4 - Guidelines, approaches and tools for improving neonatal survival and health applied at country level, with technical support provided to Member States for intensified action towards universal coverage, effective interventions and monitoring of progress.
SOBEL Howard L.
+63 2 5289868
+41 22 79 13766
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
Link to eWork