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DEN-45 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Community Oral Health Programmes and Research

Director / Head: 
  Dr Nanna J√úRGENSEN
 




Institution:
  Department for Community Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Dentistry
  University of Copenhagen
Address:
  Oester Farimagsgade 5, PO Box 2099,DK-1014,
  DK-2200
 
Town:
  Copenhagen K
Country:
  DENMARK
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (45) 35 32 67 91
Fax:
  (45) 35 32 67 99
Date of Designation:
  23/Sep/1993
Last Redesignation:
  14/May/2014
Expiry:
  14/May/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1. To assist WHO Oral Health in the development of national oral health surveillance systems , focusing or oral health status, modifiable risk factors and social determinants of oral health, and linked to the WHO ORH STEPS module 
  2. To assist WHO Oral Health in implementation of the Minamata Treaty as regards phasing down the use of dental amalgam through community oriented oral disease prevention and training of oral health professionals in preventive dentistry 
  3. 3. To assist WHO Oral Health in evaluation of WHO community programmes for prevention of dental caries and in assessment of the impact fluoridation measures 
  4. 4. To assist WHO Oral Health in promoting oral health of children globally through schools, within the context of the WHO Health Promoting Schools initiative  
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Subjects:
  1. Oral health 
  2. Health promotion & education 
  3. Health systems research & development 
Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
  2. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  3. Evaluation  
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 3.1 - Advocacy and support provided to increase political, financial and technical commitment in Member States in order to tackle chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and behavioural disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
  Ower: 6.1 - Advice and support provided to Member States to build their capacity for health promotion across all relevant programmes, and to establish effective multisectoral and multidisciplinary collaborations for promoting health and preventing or reducing major risk factors.
  Ower: 6.2 - Guidance and support provided in order to strengthen national systems for surveillance of major risk factors through development and validation of frameworks, tools and operating procedures and their dissemination to Member States where a high or increasing burden of death and disability is attributable to these risk factors.
Responsible Officer:
  OGAWA Hiroshi
Phone:
  +41 22 79 11014
Email:
  ogawah@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  MANTINGH Frederiek
Phone:
  +45 45 33 67 72
Email:
  mantinghf@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork