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Ref.No. [Initiator]
CHN-83 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Rehabilitation

Director / Head: 
  Dr. David Fang
  Mandy Lau




Institution:
 
  The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation
Address:
  Lam Tin Complex, 7 Rehab Path, Lam Tin
 
 
Town:
  Hong Kong SAR
Country:
  CHINA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (852) 2817 2651
Fax:
  (852) 2818 0601
Date of Designation:
  18/Jul/1986
Last Redesignation:
  22/Aug/2012
Expiry:
  22/Aug/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. To support capacity building activities and provide expertise and advisory services in rehabilitation medicine & community-based rehabilitation (CBR) in China and the region 
  2. To explore the use of self-management approaches for people with disability and chronic disease as a component of CBR programming, through pilot projects 
  3. To function as a resource centre in Chinese language, both developing, collecting and disseminating teaching materials & learning aids in rehabilitation medicine and CBR; particularly to act as a window for disseminating experiences from China 
  4. To work with WHO to promote CBR approaches, facilitating collaboration, and sharing best practice and expertise, supporting the Western Pacific Regional Framework for Action on CBR 
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Subjects:
  1. Disabilities and rehabilitation (excluding accident prevention) 
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Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Organization of events (e.g. conferences; summits) 
  3. Collection; collation and dissemination of information 
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: 3.2 - Guidance and support provided to Member States for the development and implementation of policies, strategies and regulations in respect of chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and neurological disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
  Ower: 3.4 - Improved evidence compiled by WHO on the cost-effectiveness of interventions to tackle chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and neurological and substance-use disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
Responsible Officer:
  KLEINITZ Pauline
Phone:
  +63 2 5289865
Email:
  kleinitzp@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  OFFICER Alana Margaret
Phone:
  +41 22 79 12977
Email:
  officera@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork