Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Research on Violence Prevention
Director / Head:
Dr Nancy CARDIA
Center for the Study of Violence (NEV - Núcleo de Estudos da Violência)
University of Sao Paulo
Avenida Professor Lúcio Martins Rodrigues Travessa 4, Bloco 2 Cidade Universitária, 05508-9000 -
(55-11) 3091 4951
(55-11) 3091 4950
Date of Designation:
Terms of Reference:
- 1. To develop methods for studying multi-level determinants of violence in developing countries.
1.1 development of an exploratory methodology to measure the causes for the drop in homicide;
1.2 development of an exploratory methodology to measure the causes of the drop of the risk of youth homicide.
- 2. To identify good practices for interpersonal violence prevention: database publication & ongoing maintenance.
- Continued literature review on violence prevention.
- Youth rights’ guide website
- Web-site Public Security and Citizenship: the promotion of violence prevention and transparency in public security.
- 3. To evaluate violence prevention programs.
3.1 Evaluate an experimental home visitation program to promote child healthy development and prevent violence.
- 4. Develop an experimental home visitation program to promote healthy child development and prevent violence.
-pilot program with pregnant adolescents in Sao Paulo.
- 5. Monitor the impact of exposure to violence on values, attitudes and beliefs about violence.
-cross-sectional surveys (local and national).
- 6.Development of a methodology to identify community and national readiness for child maltreatment prevention
- 7. Develop a methodology to be used by local authorities to monitor the efficacy of national legislation to reduce the incidence of driving while under the influence of alcohol.
- Injuries; violence & accident prevention
Types of activity:
- Information dissemination
- Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.)
WHO organization wide expected result:
6.1 - Advice and support provided to Member States to build their capacity for health promotion across all relevant programmes, and to establish effective multisectoral and multidisciplinary collaborations for promoting health and preventing or reducing major risk factors.
KRUG Etienne G.G.
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
Link to eWork