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Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Nutrition Changes and Development

Director / Head: 
  Professor Hélène Delisle
 




Institution:
  Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine
  University of Montreal
Address:
  Lilian-Stewart Bldng, 2405 Ch. Côte Ste-Catherine
  H3T 1A8
  Québec
Town:
  Montreal
Country:
  CANADA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (1-514) 343 6111 ext 25219
Fax:
  (1-514) 343 7395
Date of Designation:
  24/Oct/2003
Last Redesignation:
  19/Sep/2011
Expiry:
  19/Sep/2015
Terms of Reference:
  1. To support WHO's efforts in implementing the Nutrition-Friendly Schools Initiative (NFSI 
  2. To advocate for research, training and surveillance on issues related to nutrition transition and the double burden of malnutrition and pursue key research projects designed to better understand and manage problems associated with the double burden 
  3. To assist countries in developing communication tools to address the prevention of the double burden of malnutrition 
  4. To provide capacity building training in nutrition, with particular focus on the double burden of malnutrition 
  5. To provide, when appropriate, expert advice and technical support to WHO/PAHO and partner organizations on issues connected with the nutrition transition and the double burden of malnutrition 
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Subjects:
  1. Nutrition 
  2. Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
  3. Health promotion & education 
Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Providing technical advise to WHO 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 6.5 - Evidence-based and ethical policies, strategies, recommendations, standards and guidelines developed and technical support provided to Member States with a high or increasing burden of disease or death associated with unhealthy diets and physical inactivity, enabling them to strengthen institutions in order to combat or prevent the public health problems concerned.
  Ower: 9.2 - Norms, including references, requirements, research priorities, guidelines, training manuals and standards, produced and disseminated to Member States in order to increase their capacity to assess and respond to all forms of malnutrition, and zoonotic and non-zoonotic foodborne diseases, and to promote healthy dietary practices.
  Ower: 9.4 - Capacity built and support provided to target Member States for the development, strengthening and implementation of nutrition plans, policies and programmes aimed at improving nutrition throughout the life-course, in stable and emergency situations.
Responsible Officer:
  NISHIDA Chizuru
Phone:
  13317/13455
Email:
  nishidac@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  LUTTER Chessa
Phone:
  1-202-974-3871
Email:
  lutterch@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork