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CAN-58 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Bioethics

Director / Head: 
  Prof Jennifer Gibson
 




Institution:
  Joint Centre for Bioethics
  University of Toronto
Address:
  155 College Street, Suite 754
  M5T 1P8
  Ontario
Town:
  Toronto
Country:
  CANADA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (1-416) 978 1395
Fax:
  (1-416) 978 1911
Date of Designation:
  26/Apr/2002
Last Redesignation:
  12/Apr/2018
Expiry:
  12/Apr/2022
Terms of Reference:
  1. To collaborate with WHO in leading applied research projects in the field of global health ethics, including public health ethics, ethics of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence, and health services and system ethics. 
  2. To contribute ethics expertise to WHO consultations, including contributing to preparation and review of relevant WHO documents on emerging issues in global health ethics. 
  3. To participate in networking activities through the Global Network of WHO Collaborating Centres for Bioethics and with other institutional partners and experts. 
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Subjects:
  1. Ethics 
  2. Health legislation and human rights 
  3. Communicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
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: 7.4 - Ethics- and human rights-based approaches to health promoted within WHO and at national and global levels.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  REIS Andreas Alois
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3932
Email:
  reisa@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  SAENZ BRESCIANI Carla
Phone:
  +1 43263
Email:
  saenzcar@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork