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FIN-33 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Noncommunicable Disease Prevention, Health Promotion and Monitoring

Director / Head: 
  Prof ERKKI VARTIAINEN
  Tiina Laatikainen




Institution:
  Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion
  National Public Health Institute (KTL)
Address:
  Mannerheimintie 166 - FIN-00300
  FIN-00300
 
Town:
  Helsinki
Country:
  FINLAND
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +358 29 524 8622
Fax:
 
Web Site:
  http://www.thl.fi
Date of Designation:
  14/Oct/2004
Last Redesignation:
  27/May/2013
Expiry:
  27/May/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. Support implementation of WHO/EURO and WHO Global NCD strategies in Finland in other countries. 
  2. To collect, synthesise & disseminate information on best practices of population based NCD prevention, health promotion & related health-monitoring programmes. 
  3. To arrange training & consultation for countries & centres working in planning, implementation & evaluation of NCD prevention & health promotion programmes, preferably with links to WHO. 
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Subjects:
  1. Health promotion & education 
  2. Research policy & development 
  3. Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
Types of activity:
  1. Collection; collation and dissemination of information 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 3.2 - Guidance and support provided to Member States for the development and implementation of policies, strategies and regulations in respect of chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and neurological disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
  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.
  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.
Responsible Officer:
  TANG Kwok-Cho
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13299
Email:
  tangkc@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