Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre in Public Health and Aging
Director / Head:
Dr Jesus Menéndez Jiménez, MD
Department of Surveillance of Ageing and Health
Research Center in Longevity, Ageing and Health (CITED)
G avenue and 27 street
Date of Designation:
Terms of Reference:
- To collaborate with PAHO/WHO to develop and disseminate information on the health of older persons in Latin America and the Caribbean.
- To collaborate with PAHO/WHO in the evaluation and creation of evidence for improving the management of community programs for the health and well-being of older persons.
- To collaborate with PAHO/WHO in the evaluation and development of skills for the formation and continuous education of professionals in the care of older persons.
Types of activity:
- Collection and collation of information
- Training and education
3.2.1 - Countries supported in developing policies and strategies that foster healthy and active ageing
3.2.2 - Countries enabled to deliver integrated person-centred services that respond to the needs of older women and men in low-, middle- and high-income settings
VEGA GARCIA Enrique
BEARD John Roland
+41 22 791 3404
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
Link to eWork