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Ref.No. [Initiator]
IRE-8 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Health Promotion Research

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




Institution:
  Health Promotion Research Centre, Department of Health Promotion
  National University of Ireland, Galway
Address:
  Aras na Coiribe, NUI Galway
 
 
Town:
  Galway
Country:
  IRELAND
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +353 (0)91 493348
Fax:
  +353 (0)91 494547
Web Site:
  www.nuigalway.ie/hpr
Date of Designation:
  05/Oct/2009
Last Redesignation:
  05/Oct/2013
Expiry:
  05/Oct/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. To support the implementation of the WHO Health in All Policies Framework for Country Action 
  2. To support the implementation of WHO Europe Regional Office’s Health 2020 strategy  
  3. To support the WHO European Regional Office’s Action Plan for the implementation of the European Strategy for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases  
  4. To support the WHO Europe Child and Adolescent Health and Development Strategy implementation  
  5. To support cross country collaboration on the implementation of the WHO work programme through contributing to the European network of WHO Collaborating Centres  
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Subjects:
  1. Health promotion & education 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
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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:
  TANG Kwok-Cho
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13299
Email:
  tangkc@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  BARNEKOW Vivian Birgitte
Phone:
  +45 45 33 66 14
Email:
  barnekowv@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork