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CHN-83 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Rehabilitation

Director / Head: 
  Dr David Fang
 




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/2016
Expiry:
  22/Aug/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. To provide technical assistance and advisory services to the stakeholders in need, such as medical and health care professionals, community workers and caregivers working in government, non-governmental organizations and community, in China and the Western Pacific Region 
  2. To design and provide train the trainers community-based rehabilitation (CBR) programmes to China and the identified countries in the region 
  3. To create and promote online self-learning and practice with the designed CBR training material and modules to existing and new trainees and related stakeholders for their easy access and reference 
  4. To work with WHO and collaborating with other WHO CCs and key stakeholders to introduce best practice to the countries in the region to support WHO Global Disability Action Plan 2014-2021: Better Health for all People with Disability 
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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 and collation of information 
WHO Outputs:
  2.4.1 - Implementation of the WHO global disability action plan 2014–2021: better health for all people with disability, in accordance with national priorities
  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:
  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