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Ref.No. [Initiator]
AUS-87 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Child and Neonatal Health

Director / Head: 
  Prof Trevor David DUKE
 




Institution:
  Centre for International Child Health
  University of Melbourne
Address:
  Flemington Road Parkville, Vic. 3052 -
 
 
Town:
  Melbourne
Country:
  AUSTRALIA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (61-3) 9345 5968
Fax:
  (61-3) 9345 6000
Date of Designation:
  16/Dec/2005
Last Redesignation:
  23/Dec/2013
Expiry:
  23/Dec/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. To assist WHO in improving child health  
  2. To assist WHO in improving newborn health  
  3. To assist WHO in improving monitoring and evaluation in child and newborn health 
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Subjects:
  1. Child & maternal health 
  2. Research policy & development 
  3. Rheumatic diseases 
Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Evaluation  
WHO Outputs:
  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.
Responsible Officer:
  SOBEL Howard L.
Phone:
  +63 2 5289868
Email:
  sobelh@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  BAHL Rajiv
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13766
Email:
  bahlr@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork