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Ref.No. [Initiator]
GRE-25 [EURO]
Status
Pending
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for integrated strategies and services to NCD prevention at country level

Director / Head: 
  Professor Ioannis Tountas
 




Institution:
  Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology
  University of Athens Medical School
Address:
  Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School: 75 Mikras Asias Street/ Centre for Health Services Research: 25 Alexandroupoleos st.
  115 27
 
Town:
  Goudi, Athens
Country:
  GREECE
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +30 2107482 015
Fax:
  +30 210 7485 872
Date of Designation:
  30/Nov/2009
Last Redesignation:
  30/Nov/2009
Expiry:
  30/Nov/2013
Terms of Reference:
  1. Identification, collection and critical review of scientific information, methods, tools and models of evidence-based best practices in health promotion and chronic disease prevention and control 
  2. Original research on public health (population studies), health services (planning, organizing, sustainability) and health promotion, chronic disease prevention and control and education (planning, implementing and evaluating programmes and interventions) 
  3. Research based planning, implementation and evaluation of health promotion and chronic disease prevention and control programmes and services 
  4. Training of various types (vocational, professional) for different target-groups including e-learning activities and organizing summer schools 
  5. Health promotion, chronic disease prevention and control and health care needs assessments and evaluation of relevant policies and practices in primary health care settings, work-places and community/local population based levels. 
  6. Development of specific information database 
  7. Development of policy guidelines and provision of advocacy documents for policy-makers, local authorities and health services leaders 
  8. Consultations and participation in WHO expert committees and groups on public health, community initiatives and urban governance Advocacy and represantation work in national and international conferences and media events Supporting and facilitating cooperations among health promoting hospitals, primary health care services and local authorities contributing to the implementation of WHO strategies for health ptomotion and noncommunicable disease prevention and control 
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Subjects:
  1. Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
  2. Health promotion & education 
  3. Health systems research & development 
Types of activity:
  1. Collection; collation and dissemination of information 
  2. Evaluation  
  3. Training and education 
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.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  TSOUROS Agis
Phone:
  +45 45 33 68 71
Email:
  tsourosa@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  SHAO Ruitai
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13329
Email:
  shaor@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork