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Ref.No. [Initiator]
CHI-17 [Headquarters]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Bioethics

Director / Head: 
  Professor Fernando Lolas Stepke
 




Institution:
  Interdisciplinary Centre for Studies on Bioethics
  University of Chile
Address:
  Diagonal Paraguay 265, of 806
 
 
Town:
  Santiago
Country:
  CHILE
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  56 2 978 22 54
Fax:
  56 2 978 22 54
Web Site:
 
Date of Designation:
  19/Nov/2007
Last Redesignation:
  19/Nov/2007
Date of Discontinuation:
  23/Dec/2011
Terms of Reference:
  1. Contribute to ethical sustainability of WHO activities with emphasis on training of human resources in research and clinical activities, with special focus on the Region of the Americas and the Caribbean. 
  2. Dissemination and support initiatives stemming fiom EHTII-IQ and from ethics focal points in WHO Regional offices. 
  3. Monitor and disseminate relevant ethical regulations regarding health care and research. 
  4. Establish, develop and implement training courses aimed at staff of health care institutions, research centers, and ministries of health. 
  5. Collaborate with WHO in the elaboration and improvement of ethical guidelines for healthcare and health research worldwide. 
  6. Contribute to ongoing training of WNO staff worldwide in bioethical matters. 
  7. Contribute to public-private partnerships under guidance of WHO directives. 
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Subjects:
  1. Ethics 
  2. Human resources for health (excluding Nursing) 
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Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Collection; collation and dissemination of information 
  3. Providing technical advise to WHO 
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 79 13932
Email:
  reisa@who.int

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