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Ref.No. [Initiator]
FRA-133 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Classifcation Scientific Support (CSS)

Director / Head: 
  Prof Pascal Demoly
  Dr Luciana Kase Tanno




Institution:
  Department of Pulmonology and Addictology, Division of Allergy
  University Hospital of Montpellier
Address:
  371 Avenue du Doyen Gaston Giraud
  34295
  Occitanie
Town:
  Montpellier
Country:
  FRANCE
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +33 4 67 33 61 18/17
Fax:
 
Date of Designation:
  12/Jun/2018
Last Redesignation:
  12/Jun/2018
Expiry:
  12/Jun/2022
Terms of Reference:
  1. At the request of WHO, provide scientific input for development and maintenance of WHO classification, terminology and standards products. 
  2. Under WHO leadership, contribute to continuous quality improvement of WHO classification, terminology and standards products, focusing in particular on identification and assessment of user requirements, design and conduct of field testing and training activities. 
  3. At WHO's request, conduct research and networking on WHO classification, terminology and standards products through focusing in particular on translational research build-up of collaborative research networks with relevant user communities and online platforms in collaboration with WHO. 
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Subjects:
  1. Classifications of diseases 
  2. Health information; statistics; measurement & trend assessment 
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Types of activity:
  1. Standardization of terminology and nomenclature 
  2. Providing technical advice to WHO 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  4.4.1 - Comprehensive monitoring of the global, regional and country health situation, trends, inequalities and determinants, using global standards, including data collection and analysis to address data gaps and system performance assessment
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  KOSTANJSEK Nenad Friedrich Ivan
Phone:
 

Technical Counterpart:
  DANNEMANN PURNAT Tina
Phone:
 
Email:
  purnatt@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork