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 7812-21180
(86-20) 8382 7712
Date of Designation:
Terms of Reference:
- To conduct surveillance of cardiovascular diseases, with special reference to epidemiology, prevention and control relevant to the Chinese population.
- To undertake training and capacity building for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases in the People's Republic of China and for participants from other countries.
- To organize investigative surveys and other research activities in surveillance and follow up of congenital heart diseases and to disseminate them.
- 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