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Ref.No. [Initiator]
ITA-56 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Maternal & Child Health

Director / Head: 
  Dr Marzia Lazzerini
 




Institution:
  Unit for Health Services Research and International Health
  Istituto per l'Infanzia IRCCS Burlo Garofolo
Address:
  Via dell'Istria 65/1
  34137
 
Town:
  Trieste
Country:
  ITALY
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (39-040) 3785 236
Fax:
  (39-040) 3785 260
Date of Designation:
  01/Aug/1992
Last Redesignation:
  27/May/2013
Expiry:
  27/May/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. Research activities for the development and assessment of appropriate technologies and interventions related to WHO programmes and initiatives on maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health, including child health and environment. 
  2. Development and field testing of guidelines and training materials on the use of appropriate technologies and interventions related to the same WHO programmes and initiatives. 
  3. Support to the introduction, implementation and evaluation at country level of WHO programmes, plans and initiatives related to maternal, neonatal and child health. 
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Subjects:
  1. Child & maternal health 
  2. Gender; Women & health 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 4.1 - Support provided to Member States to formulate a comprehensive policy, plan and strategy for scaling up towards universal access to effective interventions in collaboration with other programmes, paying attention to reducing gender inequality and health inequities, providing a continuum of care throughout the life course, integrating service delivery across different levels of the health system and strengthening coordination with civil society and the private sector.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  BAHL Rajiv
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13766
Email:
  bahlr@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  LAZDANE Gunta
Phone:
  +45 45 33 67 60
Email:
  lazdaneg@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork