Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Capacity Building in HIV/AIDS Surveillance
Director / Head:
Professor Stjepan Oreškovic
The Andrija Štampar School of Public Health, Medical School, Department of Medical Sociology and Health Economics
University of Zagreb
(385) 1 4590 100
(385) 1 4684 44
Date of Designation:
Terms of Reference:
- To develop national capacity in the design and implementation of HIV surveillance systems and activities and monitoring and evaluation of national HIV programmes through the provision of training courses with a key focus on Russian speaking countries
- To provide technical assistance in the area of HIV surveillance, monitoring and evaluation to strengthen national level collection, reporting, analysis and use of HIV/AIDS strategic information.
- To advise and provide assistance to countries and the WHO Regional Office for Europe in research activities, guideline development, review of national HIV surveillance, monitoring and evaluation plans and other English and Russian language written materials and act as a knowledge resource.
- To network and build strategic partnerships in order to improve the scope and quality of the collaborating centre activities with a special emphasis on Russian speaking institutions and experts.
Types of activity:
- Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.)
- Training and education
WHO organization wide expected result:
2.1 - Guidelines, policy, strategy and other tools developed for prevention of, and treatment and care for patients with, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, including innovative approaches for increasing coverage of the interventions among poor people, and hard-to-reach and vulnerable populations.
8.3 - Technical assistance and support provided to Member States for strengthening national occupational and environmental health risk management systems, functions and services.
8.2 - Technical support and guidance provided to Member States for the implementation of primary prevention interventions that reduce environmental hazards to health, enhance safety and promote public health, including in specific settings (e.g. workplaces, homes or urban settings) and among vulnerable population groups (e.g. children).
HIRNSCHALL Gottfried Otto
+41 22 79 12796
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
Link to eWork