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Ref.No. [Initiator]
IND-82 [SEARO]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Epidemiology and Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases

Director / Head: 
  Prof. K. SRINATH REDDY
 




Institution:
  Cardiothoracic Centre
  All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Address:
  Ansari Nagar
  110029
  Delhi
Town:
  New Delhi
Country:
  INDIA
Region:
  SEARO
Phone:
  (91-11) 2659 4861 / 2659 3322
Fax:
  (91-11) 2658 9000 / 2658 2663
Web Site:
  http://www.aiims.edu
Date of Designation:
  20/Jun/2001
Last Redesignation:
  22/Jan/2010
Date of Discontinuation:
  22/Jan/2014
Terms of Reference:
  1. Gathering community based data relevant to cardio-metabolic disease in the Indian population 
  2. Developing low-cost, multifactorial, and sustainable delivery improvement strategies for cardiovascular risk reduction in the Indian population 
  3. Capacity building in non-communicable disease research in India 
  4. To design, implement & evaluate interventions for promoting healthy behaviours among youth with emphasis on tobacco avoidance & cessation, increase in physical activity & healthy dietary practices. 
  5. 5. To assist the Government of India & WHO in the development, implementation & evaluation of policies & programmes related to: a) tobacco control & b) diet & physical activity. 
  6. To support Regional WHO activities within the framework of the Global Progamme for Prevention & Control of Cardiovascular diseases 
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Subjects:
  1. Cardiovascular diseases 
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Types of activity:
  1. Information dissemination 
  2. Training and education 
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WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 3.6 - Guidance and support provided to Member States to improve the ability of their health and social systems to prevent and manage chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and behavioural disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  GARG Renu Madanlal
Phone:
  +911123370804
Email:
  gargr@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  MENDIS Shanthi P.B.
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3441
Email:
  mendiss@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork