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BEL-41 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research on Sexual and Reproductive Health

Director / Head: 
  Prof Dirk Van Braeckel
 




Institution:
  International Centre for Reproductive Health (ICRH), Faculty of Medicine
  Ghent University
Address:
  De Pintelaan 185, 3P3 B-9000
  9000
 
Town:
  Ghent
Country:
  BELGIUM
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (32-9) 332 35 64
Fax:
  (32-9) 332 38 67
Web Site:
  http://www.icrh.org
Date of Designation:
  19/Apr/2004
Last Redesignation:
  16/Jun/2017
Expiry:
  16/Jun/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. To conduct and coordinate epidemiological, operations and implementation research on sexual and reproductive health and rights, including family planning, maternal- child- and newborn health, STIs (including HIV), gender-based violence and harmful practices.  
  2. To coordinate the development of monitoring indicators.  
  3. To provide expertise and communicate research results relevant for policy-making. 
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Subjects:
  1. Reproductive health (excluding HIV/AIDS) 
  2. HIV/AIDS 
  3. Health systems research & development 
Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Coordination of activities carried out by several institutions (e.g. other WHO collaborating centres) 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 2.1 - Guidelines, policy, strategy and other tools developed for prevention of, and treatment and care for patients with, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, including innovative approaches for increasing coverage of the interventions among poor people, and hard-to-reach and vulnerable populations.
  Ower: 8.2 - Technical support and guidance provided to Member States for the implementation of primary prevention interventions that reduce environmental hazards to health, enhance safety and promote public health, including in specific settings (e.g. workplaces, homes or urban settings) and among vulnerable population groups (e.g. children).
 
Responsible Officer:
  THORSON Anna
Phone:
  +41 22 791 1393
Email:
  thorsona@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  BABAMURADOVA Mavjuda
Phone:
 
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork