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CHN-26 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for the Research and Training in Preventive Dentistry

Director / Head: 
  Professor Tao Xu
  Dr Yan Si




Institution:
  Research Institute of Stomatology
  Peking University
Address:
  22, Zhongguancun Nandajie
  100081
  Beijing
Town:
  Beijing
Country:
  CHINA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (86-10) 8219 5551
Fax:
  (86-10) 6217 3402
Date of Designation:
  02/Apr/1982
Last Redesignation:
  11/Jun/2013
Expiry:
  11/Jun/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. To develop the capacity for oral health systems reorientation through public health training of oral health professionals. 
  2. To provide oral health surveillance based on national oral health surveys in a mega country. 
  3. To explore best practices for dental caries prevention among children in kindergartens and oral health promotion in primary schools. 
  4. To assess programs for oral health promotion of disadvantaged children. 
  5. To assist Member States in establishment of oral health promotion and integrated disease prevention, and surveillance schemes, on request of the WHO Oral Health Programme. 
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Subjects:
  1. Oral health 
  2. Health information; statistics; measurement & trend assessment 
  3. Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
  2. Research 
  3. Organization of events (e.g. conferences; summits) 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 3.3 - Improvements made in Member States’ capacity to collect, analyse, disseminate and use data on the magnitude, causes and consequences of chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and neurological disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
  Ower: 3.1 - Advocacy and support provided to increase political, financial and technical commitment in Member States in order to tackle chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and behavioural disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
  Ower: 6.1 - Advice and support provided to Member States to build their capacity for health promotion across all relevant programmes, and to establish effective multisectoral and multidisciplinary collaborations for promoting health and preventing or reducing major risk factors.
Responsible Officer:
  OGAWA Hiroshi
Phone:
  +41 22 79 11014
Email:
  ogawah@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  SHIN Hai-Rim
Phone:
  +63 2 5289860
Email:
  shinh@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork