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CHN-113 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Smoking Cessation and Treatment of Tobacco Dependence

Director / Head: 
  Dr Christine Wong
 




Institution:
  Tobacco Control Office
  Department of Health, Hong Kong SAR
Address:
  11/F, Stanhope House, 734-738 King's Road, North Point
 
 
Town:
  Hong Kong SAR
Country:
  CHINA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (852) 2961 8823
Fax:
  (852) 2575 8944
Web Site:
  http://www.tco.gov.hk
Date of Designation:
  05/Apr/2012
Last Redesignation:
  05/Apr/2012
Expiry:
  05/Apr/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. To support WHO initiatives on smoking cessation and treatment of tobacco dependence by sharing good practices on policies and programmes 
  2. To provide evidence-based training on smoking cessation and treatment of tobacco dependence for healthcare professionals in the Region 
  3. To develop, test and evaluate models of smoking cessation and treatment of tobacco dependence through research and evidence-based practice 
  4. To assist WHO in the dissemination in the Region of information on smoking cessation and treatment of tobacco dependence. 
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Subjects:
  1. Tobacco 
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Types of activity:
  1. Information dissemination 
  2. Research 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 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.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  MERCADO Susan P.
Phone:
  +63 2 5289980
Email:
  mercados@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  BETTCHER Douglas William
Phone:
  +41 22 79 14253
Email:
  bettcherd@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork