Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Cardiovascular Diseases
Director / Head:
Dr Shuguang Lin
Dr Jian Zhuang
Guangdong Provincial Cardiovascular Institute
96# Dongchuan Road
(86-20) 8382 7812-10280
Date of Designation:
Terms of Reference:
- To establish provincial network in collaboration with WHO for monitoring and analyzing the magnitude and trend of congenital heart disease.
- To support for capacity building programmes for prevention, diagnosis and management of cardiovascular diseases in collaboration with WHO.
- To support implementation and evaluation of policies, plans and programmes for cardiovascular disease prevention in collaboration with WHO.
- Cardiovascular diseases
Types of activity:
- Training and education
- Collection; collation and dissemination of information
WHO organization wide expected result:
3.6 - Guidance and support provided to Member States to improve the ability of their health and social systems to prevent and manage chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and behavioural disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
VARGHESE Cherian V.
+63 2 5289866
MENDIS Shanthi P.B.
+41 22 79 13441
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
Link to eWork