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CUB-20 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre in Public Health and Aging

Director / Head: 
  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/2012
Expiry:
  31/Oct/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. 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. 
  2. To contribute to WHO / PAHO to promoting research in epidemiology and public health issues associated with longevity, ageing and health. 
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Subjects:
  1. Ageing 
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Types of activity:
  1. Collection; collation and dissemination of information 
  2. Training and education 
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WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 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.
  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:
  VEGA GARCIA Enrique
Phone:
  1-202-974-3250
Email:
  vegaenri@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  BEARD John Roland
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13404
Email:
  beardj@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork