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ISR-22 [Headquarters]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for the Study of Diabetes in Youth

Director / Head: 
  Prof Zvi LARON
 




Institution:
  Endocrinology & Diabetes Research Unit, Institute of Paediatric & Adolescent Endocrinology
  Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel (SCMCI)
Address:
  14 Kaplan Street - 49202
  49202
  Dan
Town:
  Petah-Tiqva
Country:
  ISRAEL
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (972-3) 925 3610/1
Fax:
  (972-3) 922 2996
Web Site:
  None
Date of Designation:
  01/Feb/1986
Last Redesignation:
  18/May/2009
Date of Discontinuation:
  23/Jul/2013
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1. To collaborate with other WHO collaborating centres on investigating the etiology and prevention of type 1 diabetes in children and adolescents. 
  2. 2. To train physicians and students from other countries on diabetes in youth. 
  3. 3. To organize continuing education 
  4. 4. To study with other centers the etiology of Type 1 diabetes with emphsis on the viral etiology 
  5. 5.To investigate the relationship between Type 1 diabetes and other autoimmune diseases 
  6. 6. To organize international multicenter workshops on diabetes 
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Subjects:
  1. Diabetes 
  2. Adolescent health 
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Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Information dissemination 
  3. Research 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 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.
  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:
  ROGLIC Gojka
Phone:
  +41 22 79 14306
Email:
  roglicg@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  MANTINGH Frederiek
Phone:
  +45 45 33 67 72
Email:
  mantinghf@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork