Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Cardiovascular Diseases Control, Prevention, and Rehabilitation for Cardiac Patients
Director / Head:
Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Centre
P.O. Box 81465-1148
IRAN (ISLAMIC REP.)
(98-311) 446 0807 / 446 1826 / 446 0787
(98-311) 445 9023
Date of Designation:
Terms of Reference:
- To support to support regional WHO activities within the framework of the Global Programme for Prevention and Control of Cardiovascular Diseases
- To collect national community –based data relevant to cardiovascular disease (mortality, risk factors,…etc
- To initiate and implement a national integrated community-based intervention programmes for CVD prevention and control
- To conduct training courses for epidemiology, prevention and rehabilitation for of cardiovascular diseases
- Cardiovascular diseases
- Health systems research & development
Types of activity:
- Training and education
- Organization of events (e.g. conferences; summits)
WHO organization wide expected result:
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.
3.2 - Guidance and support provided to Member States for the development and implementation of policies, strategies and regulations in respect of chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and neurological disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
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.
MENDIS Shanthi P.B.
+41 22 79 13441
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
Link to eWork