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Ref.No. [Initiator]
CAN-72 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Evidence-Informed Policy

Director / Head: 
  Dr. John N. Lavis
 




Institution:
  McMaster Health Forum
  McMaster University
Address:
  1280 Main St. West, MML-417
  L8S 4L6
  ON
Town:
  Hamilton
Country:
  CANADA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  +1 905 525 9140 x22121
Fax:
  +1 905 521 2721
Date of Designation:
  06/Dec/2010
Last Redesignation:
  06/Dec/2014
Expiry:
  06/Dec/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. Technical support and contributions towards institutional strengthening within Member States for better system-wide knowledge translation within health systems, particularly among Member States participating in the WHO-sponsored Evidence-Informed Policy Networks (EVIPNet) 
  2. Technical support and contributions on systematic reviews, GRADE and guidance documents within WHO and its Member States  
  3. Skills-building activities in support of knowledge translation within WHO and its Member States 
  4. Technical advice and functions related to knowledge translation 
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Subjects:
  1. Health systems research & development 
  2. Research policy & development 
  3. Health information; statistics; measurement & trend assessment 
Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Support WHO in the implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
  4.4.3 - Knowledge management policies, tools, networks, assets and resources developed and fully utilized by WHO and countries to strengthen their capacity to generate, share and apply knowledge
  4.4.4 - Policy options, tools and support provided to define and promote research priorities, and to address priority ethical issues related to public health and to research for health
  Ower: 10.5 - Better knowledge and evidence for health decision-making assured through consolidation and publication of existing evidence, facilitation of knowledge generation in priority areas, and global leadership in health research policy and coordination, including with regard to ethical conduct.
Responsible Officer:
  ADAM Taghreed
Phone:
 
Email:
  adamt@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  REVEIZ HERAULT Ludovic
Phone:
  +1 2029743128
Email:
  reveizl@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork