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IND-66 [SEARO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Safety Technology

Director / Head: 
  Prof. Geetam TIWARI
 




Institution:
  Transportation Research & Injury Prevention Programme (TRIP), Centre for Biomedical Engineering
  Indian Institute of Technology
Address:
  Room MS 808, Main Building
  110016
  New Delhi
Town:
  Hauz Khas
Country:
  INDIA
Region:
  SEARO
Phone:
  (91-11) 2659 6361/1047
Fax:
  (91-11) 2685 8703
Date of Designation:
  04/Apr/1991
Last Redesignation:
  23/Mar/2016
Expiry:
  23/Mar/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. To prepare reports on status of road safety in India and other countries in the region 
  2. To provide guiding principles, guidelines, and strategies for ensuring safe access to public transport  
  3. To collaborate in studying the epidemiology of transport related injuries in India and other countries in the region 
  4. To collaborate in organizing interdisciplinry training courses on road traffic injury prevention 
  5. To develop urban street design guidelines for improving safety of pedestrians, bicyclists and public transport users including required legislations at National state and city level 
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Subjects:
  1. Injuries; violence & accident prevention 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Providing technical advise to WHO 
WHO Outputs:
  2.3.1 - Development and implementation multisectoral plans and programmes to prevent injuries, with a focus on achieving the targets set under the Decade of Action for Road Safety (2011-2020)
  2.3.2 - Countries and partners enabled to develop and implement programmes and plans to prevent child injuries
  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:
  NAYAR Patanjali Dev
Phone:
  +911143040418
Email:
  nayarp@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  KRUG Etienne G.G.
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3535
Email:
  kruge@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork