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Ref.No. [Initiator]
DEU-70 [EURO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Sexual and Reproductive Health

Director / Head: 
  Prof Elisabeth Pott
 




Institution:
 
  Federal Centre for Health Education (BzgA)
Address:
  Ostmerheimer Str. 220
  D-51109
 
Town:
  Cologne
Country:
  GERMANY
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (49-221) 8992 0
Fax:
  (49-221) 8992 359
Web Site:
  http://www.bzga.de
Date of Designation:
  01/Apr/1983
Last Redesignation:
  27/Aug/2011
Expiry:
  27/Aug/2015
Terms of Reference:
  1. To contribute to WHO effforts in health promotion/education and public-health-related programmes including research; transfer of expertise in the WHO European Region 
  2. To assist WHO in improving the quality of sexuality education in the WHO European Region 
  3. To work with WHO on enhancing research on youth sexual and reproductive health 
  4. To support WHO in improving the quality of HIV and STI prevention in the WHO European Region 
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Subjects:
  1. Reproductive health (excluding HIV/AIDS) 
  2. HIV/AIDS 
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Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
  2. Organization of events (e.g. conferences; summits) 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 6.6 - Evidence-based and ethical policies, strategies, interventions, recommendations, standards and guidelines developed and technical support provided to Member States to promote safer sex and strengthen institutions in order to tackle and manage the social and individual consequences of unsafe sex.
  Ower: 4.7 - Guidelines, approaches and tools made available, with provision of technical support to Member States for accelerated action towards implementing the strategy to accelerate progress towards the attainment of international development goals and targets related to reproductive health, with particular emphasis on ensuring equitable access to good-quality sexual and reproductive health services, particularly in areas of unmet need, and with respect for human rights as they relate to sexual and reproductive health.
  Ower: 4.1 - Support provided to Member States to formulate a comprehensive policy, plan and strategy for scaling up towards universal access to effective interventions in collaboration with other programmes, paying attention to reducing gender inequality and health inequities, providing a continuum of care throughout the life course, integrating service delivery across different levels of the health system and strengthening coordination with civil society and the private sector.
Responsible Officer:
  LAZDANE Gunta
Phone:
  +45 45 33 67 60
Email:
  lazdaneg@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  SAY Lale
Phone:
  +41 22 79 14816
Email:
  sayl@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork