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Ref.No. [Initiator]
CUB-20 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre in Public Health and Aging

Director / Head: 
  Dr Jesus Menéndez Jiménez, MD
  Lilliam Rodriguez




Institution:
  Department of Surveillance of Ageing and Health
  Research Center in Longevity, Ageing and Health (CITED)
Address:
  G avenue and 27 street
  10400
  Havana
Town:
  Havana
Country:
  CUBA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (53-7) 8382146
Fax:
  (53-7) 8333319
Date of Designation:
  31/Oct/2008
Last Redesignation:
  31/Oct/2016
Expiry:
  31/Oct/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. To collaborate with PAHO/WHO to develop and disseminate information on the health of older persons in Latin America and the Caribbean.  
  2. 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.  
  3. 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.  
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Subjects:
  1. Ageing 
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Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
  2. Training and education 
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WHO Outputs:
  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
 
Responsible Officer:
  VEGA GARCIA Enrique
Phone:
  +1 43250
Email:
  vegaenri@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  BEARD John Roland
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3404
Email:
  beardj@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork