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Ref.No. [Initiator]
CHN-50 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Rehabilitation

Director / Head: 
  Doctor Dong-Feng Huang
  Lo Wai Leung Ambrose




Institution:
  Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
  Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences
Address:
  58 Zhongshan 2nd Road
  510080
  Guangdong
Town:
  Guangzhou
Country:
  CHINA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (86-20) 87332200 Exc 8532
Fax:
  (86-20) 8775 0632
Web Site:
 
Date of Designation:
  14/Jul/1987
Last Redesignation:
  23/Apr/2016
Expiry:
  23/Apr/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. To contribute to WHO’s work in the implementation of the CBR Guidelines. 
  2. To work with WHO in development of appropriate technology in assistive devices. 
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Subjects:
  1. Disabilities and rehabilitation (excluding accident prevention) 
  2. Health legislation and human rights 
  3. Health Technology (including laboratory services; but excluding blood safety) 
Types of activity:
  1. Development and application of appropriate technology 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Information dissemination 
WHO Outputs:
  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: 10.9 - Technical support provided to Member States, with a focus on those facing severe health-workforce difficulties in order to improve the production, distribution, skill mix and retention of the health workforce.
 
Responsible Officer:
  BARRETT Darryl Wade
Phone:
 
Email:
  dbarrett@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  CIEZA MORENO Maria Alarcos
Phone:
  +41 22 791 1998
Email:
  ciezaa@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork