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Ref.No. [Initiator]
COL-14 [AMRO]
Status
Pending
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Violence and Health

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Maria Isabel GUTIERREZ MARTINEZ
 




Institution:
  Centro de Investigaciones de Salud y Violencia (CISALVA), Facultad de Salud
  Universidad del Valle
Address:
  Calle 4B No. 36-00, Edificio 100, Oficina 114
  A.A. 25360
  Cali
Town:
  Cali
Country:
  COLOMBIA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (57-2) 556 0255
Fax:
  (57-2) 556 0253
Date of Designation:
  26/Jun/1996
Last Redesignation:
  17/May/2010
Expiry:
  17/May/2014
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1. Support capacity building efforts aimed at improving the health sector’s response to violence and injuries prevention. 
  2. 2. Provide technical advice and produce documentation to improve the availability, analysis and dissemination of data on violence and injury prevention. 
  3. 3. Provide technical advice and support for the design, implementation and analysis of 2-3 outcome evaluation studies of violence and injury prevention programmes in the PAHO Region. 
  4. 4. Consolidate Safe Community Movement in the American Region. 
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Subjects:
  1. Injuries; violence & accident prevention 
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Types of activity:
  1. Information dissemination 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Provision of reference substances and other services 
WHO Outputs:
  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: 3.3 - 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.
 
Responsible Officer:
  KORC Marcelo
Phone:
  1-202-974-2513
Email:
  korcmarc@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  KRUG Etienne G.G.
Phone:
  13535/13480
Email:
  kruge@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork