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IRE-8 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Health Promotion Research

Director / Head: 
  Professor Margaret M. Barry
  Professor Saoirse Nic Gabhainn




Institution:
  Health Promotion Research Centre, Department of Health Promotion
  National University of Ireland Galway
Address:
  National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway, University Road
  H91 TK33
  Galway
Town:
  Galway
Country:
  IRELAND
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +353 (0)91 493348
Fax:
 
Date of Designation:
  05/Oct/2009
Last Redesignation:
  05/Oct/2017
Expiry:
  05/Oct/2021
Terms of Reference:
  1. To support WHO in implementing the Shanghai Declaration (WHO, 2016) through providing technical support on evidence-informed health promotion actions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (UN, 2015). This will constitute the following activities: 1.1 Developing intersectoral action for promoting population mental health and wellbeing (with reference to SDG3.4). 1.2 Progressing action on effective ways of developing health literate organizations. 1.3 Contributing to advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (with particular reference to SDG 11) through developing knowledge resources for effective action in partnership with Healthy Cities and Communities. 
  2. To support the WHO Europe Regional Office implementation of ‘Investing in Children: Child and Adolescent Health Strategy 2015-2020’.  
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Subjects:
  1. Health promotion & education 
  2. Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
  3. Ethics 
Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Research 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 6.1 - Advice and support provided to Member States to build their capacity for health promotion across all relevant programmes, and to establish effective multisectoral and multidisciplinary collaborations for promoting health and preventing or reducing major risk factors.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  BEN ABDELAZIZ Faten
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3475

You can also contact:
  1. WEBER Martin Willi 
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Technical Counterpart:
  WEBER Martin Willi
Phone:
  +4545336975
Email:
  weberm@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork