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CAN-98 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre on Nutrition Changes and Development

Director / Head: 
  Dr Malek Batal
 




Institution:
  Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine
  Université de Montréal
Address:
  PO Box 6128, Downtown Station, Montreal, Qc, Canada H3C 3J7
  H3C 3J7
  Qc
Town:
  Montreal
Country:
  CANADA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  1 514 343-6111 ext 35177
Fax:
 
Date of Designation:
  25/Jan/2019
Last Redesignation:
  25/Jan/2019
Expiry:
  25/Jan/2023
Terms of Reference:
  1. Support PAHO/WHO to improve Member States’ understanding of the role that food systems and nutrition transition have on the prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), and thus devise effective solutions. 
  2. Support PAHO/WHO in assisting Member States in the development of communication tools to address the prevention of NCDs. 
  3. Collaborate with PAHO/WHO in the training of health professionals on nutrition as it relates to the prevention of obesity and non-communicable diseases. 
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Subjects:
  1. Nutrition 
  2. Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Evaluation  
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
  2.5.2 - Norms and standards and policy options for promoting population dietary goals and cost effective interventions to address the double burden of malnutrition, and their adoption by countries in developing national guidelines and legislation supporting effective nutrition actions
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  DA SILVA GOMES Fabio
Phone:
 

Technical Counterpart:
  NISHIDA Chizuru
Phone:
 
Email:
  nishidac@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork