WHO Collaborating Centres
Global database
Version 1.5
Search / List / Details
Ref.No. [Initiator]
ITA-79 [EURO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research & Health Promotion on Alcohol & Alcohol-related Health Problems

Director / Head: 
  Prof Emanuele SCAFATO
 




Institution:
  National Centre for Epidemiology, Surveillance and Health Promotion (CNESPS)
  Istituto Superiore di Sanita
Address:
  Viale Regina Elena, 299
  I-00161
 
Town:
  Rome
Country:
  ITALY
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (39-6) 4990 4028
Fax:
  (39-6) 4990 4193
Date of Designation:
  21/Aug/2001
Last Redesignation:
  30/Nov/2017
Expiry:
  30/Nov/2021
Terms of Reference:
  1. To provide expert consultation and assistance to WHO programmes and activities on alcohol prevention, alcohol and other addictions policies and health promoting strategies. 
  2. To participate in WHO research, data collection, monitoring & implementation projects & provide assistance to the European Alcohol Information System. 
  3. In coordination with WHO, to reinforce activities for an early detection of harmful alcohol use, training, treatment and intervention activities and strategies to reduce alcohol damage and harm in the general population. 
  4. To assist WHO in providing technical support to member states in the fields of alcohol and sustance abuse, and behavioral addictions. 
  5. To assist WHO in planning and organising meetings and conferences in the fields of alcohol and substance abuse, and behavioral addictions. 
  6.  
  7.  
  8.  
  9.  
  10.  
Subjects:
  1. Substance abuse (including alcohol & drugs) 
  2.  
  3.  
Types of activity:
  1. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  2. Collection and collation of information 
  3. Standardization of terminology and nomenclature 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 6.4 - Evidence-based and ethical policies, strategies, recommendations, standards and guidelines developed, and technical support provided to Member States with a high or increasing burden of disease or death associated with alcohol, drugs and other psychoactive substance use, enabling them to strengthen institutions in order to combat or prevent the public health problems concerned.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  RODRIGUES DA SILVA BREDA Joao Joaquim
Phone:
  +4545336725

Technical Counterpart:
  POZNYAK Vladimir B.
Phone:
  +41 22 791 4307
Email:
  poznyakv@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork