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CHI-21 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Center on Bioethics

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Juan Pablo Beca
  Dr. Carmen Astete




Institution:
  Centro de Bioética
  Facultad de Medicina Clínica Alemana - Universidad del Desarrollo
Address:
  Avda. Las Condes 12.438, Lo Barnechea
  7710162
  REGION METROPOLITANA
Town:
  Santiago de Chile
Country:
  CHILE
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (+56 2) 23279157
Fax:
  (562)23279157
Date of Designation:
  20/Sep/2017
Last Redesignation:
  20/Sep/2017
Expiry:
  20/Sep/2021
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1. To support PAHO/WHO in the strengthening of bioethics, especially clinical ethics. 
  2. 2. To collaborate with PAHO/WHO in projects related to long-standing and emergent challenges in the field of bioethics.  
  3. 3. Under PAHO/WHO’s guidance, to develop networking capacities with other Collaborating Centers, institutional partners, and experts. 
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Subjects:
  1. Ethics 
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Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Providing technical advice to WHO 
WHO Outputs:
  4.4.4 - Policy options, tools and technical support provided to promote research for health and address ethical issues in public health and research
  4.2.3 - Countries enabled to improve patient safety and quality of services, and patient empowerment within the context of universal health coverage
  4.2.1 - Equitable integrated, people-centred service delivery systems in place in countries and public health approaches strengthened
Responsible Officer:
  SAENZ BRESCIANI Carla
Phone:
  +1 43263
Email:
  saenzcar@who.int

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