Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre in Public Health and Aging
Director / Head:
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:
- Contribute to WHO / PAHO to monitor the aging process, the deviations of the associated health and needs, use and quality of health services for older people.
- To contribute to WHO / PAHO to promoting research in epidemiology and public health issues associated with longevity, ageing and health.
Types of activity:
- Collection; collation and dissemination of information
- Training and education
WHO organization wide expected result:
4.8 - Guidelines, approaches, tools, and technical assistance provided to Member States for increased advocacy for consideration of ageing as a public health issue, for the development and implementation of policies and programmes aiming at maintaining maximum functional capacity throughout the life course and for the training of healthcare providers in approaches that ensure healthy ageing.
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.
VEGA GARCIA Enrique
BEARD John Roland
+41 22 79 13404
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
Link to eWork