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CRO-11 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Appropriate Technology in the Control of Diabetes Mellitus

Director / Head: 
  Professor Zeljko Metelko
 




Institution:
  Vuk Vrhovac University Clinic for Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolic Diseases, Merkur Teaching Hospital, Faculty of Medicine
  University of Zagreb
Address:
  Zajceva 19
  10 000
 
Town:
  Zagreb
Country:
  CROATIA
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (385-1) 233 1480
Fax:
  (385-1) 233 1515
Web Site:
  http://www.idb.hr/
Date of Designation:
  01/Nov/1981
Last Redesignation:
  14/Jul/2012
Expiry:
  14/Jul/2015
Terms of Reference:
  1. To assist WHO in developing a countrywide diabetes surveillance model for improving quality of care and monitoring trends in management and complications. 
  2. To assist WHO in the development and implementation of different educational methods for health workers involved in diabetes health care. 
  3. To organize regular diabetology training courses for professionals from developing countries. 
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Subjects:
  1. Diabetes 
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Types of activity:
  1. Collection; collation and dissemination of information 
  2. Development and application of appropriate technology 
  3. Training and education 
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: 3.3 - 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:
  ROGLIC Gojka
Phone:
  +41 22 79 14306
Email:
  roglicg@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  MANTINGH Frederiek
Phone:
  +45 45 33 67 72
Email:
  mantinghf@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork