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Ref.No. [Initiator]
IND-122 [SEARO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Health Promotion

Director / Head: 
  Prof O P Kharbanda
 




Institution:
  Centre for Dental Education and Research
  All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Address:
  Ansari Nagar
  110029
  Delhi
Town:
  New Delhi
Country:
  INDIA
Region:
  SEARO
Phone:
  0091-11-26589304
Fax:
  0091-11-26589304
Web Site:
  www.aiims.edu
Date of Designation:
  13/May/2014
Last Redesignation:
  13/May/2018
Expiry:
  13/May/2022
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1) As requested by WHO, to advance oral health in the region through mobile technology and e-learning 
  2. 2) To assist WHO in Early Detection of Potentially Malignant Oral Lesions and Prevention of Oral Cancer as a component of the PEN 
  3. 3) To assist WHO in developing a system for mapping clefts and other birth defects 
  4. 4) To assist WHO in implementing the Minamata Convention and support phase down of dental amalgam 
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Subjects:
  1. Oral health 
  2. Research policy & development 
  3. Health promotion & education 
Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Research 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
  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: 3.4 - Improved evidence compiled by WHO on the cost-effectiveness of interventions to tackle chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and neurological and substance-use disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
  Ower: 3.5 - Guidance and support provided to Member States for the preparation and implementation of multisectoral, population-wide programmes to promote mental health and to prevent mental and behavioural disorders, violence and injuries, together with hearing and visual impairment, including blindness
Responsible Officer:
  DORJI Gampo
Phone:
 
Email:
  dorjig@who.int

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