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Ref.No. [Initiator]
CHN-113 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Smoking Cessation and Treatment of Tobacco Dependence

Director / Head: 
  Dr Jeff Pui-man Lee
 




Institution:
  Tobacco Control Office
  Department of Health, Hong Kong SAR
Address:
  11/F, AIA Hong Kong Tower, 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/2016
Expiry:
  05/Apr/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. To provide evidence-based training on smoking cessation and treatment of tobacco dependence for healthcare professionals in the Region 
  2. To develop, test and evaluate models of smoking cessation and treatment of tobacco dependence through research and evidence-based practice 
  3. To assist WHO in the dissemination in the Region of information and good practices on smoking cessation and treatment of tobacco dependence, policies and programmes. 
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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:
  2.1.1 - Development of national multisectoral policies and plans for implementing interventions to prevent and control noncommunicable diseases facilitated
  2.1.2 - High-level priority given to the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases in national health planning processes and development agendas
  2.1.3 - Monitoring framework implemented to report on progress in realizing the commitments made in the Political Declaration of the High-Level Meeting of the General Assembly on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases and the global action plan for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases (2013–2020)
Responsible Officer:
  KHOW CHUAN HENG Kelvin
Phone:
  +63 2 5289979
Email:
  khowk@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  BETTCHER Douglas William
Phone:
  +41 22 791 4253
Email:
  bettcherd@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork