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Ref.No. [Initiator]
JPN-70 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation

Director / Head: 
  Dr Kozo Nakamura
 




Institution:
  National Rehabilitation Centre for Persons with Disabilities
  National Rehabilitation Centre for Persons with Disabilities
Address:
  4-1, Namiki
  359-8555
  Saitama Prefecture
Town:
  Tokorozawa City
Country:
  JAPAN
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (81-4) 2995 3100
Fax:
  (81-4) 2995 3102
Web Site:
  http://www.rehab.go.jp
Date of Designation:
  11/May/1995
Last Redesignation:
  08/Oct/2012
Expiry:
  08/Oct/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. To collaborate with WHO in the development of knowledge and resources for increasing access to quality health, rehabilitation services and sports for persons with disabilities in the Western Pacific Region 
  2. To support and cooperate with WHO to conduct capacity development activities and share good practice and experiences regarding disability and rehabilitation across the region 
  3. To work with WHO to increase the awareness and understanding of the needs and rights of persons with disability. 
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Subjects:
  1. Disabilities and rehabilitation (excluding accident prevention) 
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Types of activity:
  1. Information dissemination 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Training and education 
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: 3.4 - Improved evidence compiled by WHO on the cost-effectiveness of interventions to tackle chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and neurological and substance-use disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
  Ower: 3.5 - Guidance and support provided to Member States for the preparation and implementation of multisectoral, population-wide programmes to promote mental health and to prevent mental and behavioural disorders, violence and injuries, together with hearing and visual impairment, including blindness
Responsible Officer:
  KLEINITZ Pauline
Phone:
  +63 2 5289865
Email:
  kleinitzp@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  OFFICER Alana Margaret
Phone:
  +41 22 79 12977
Email:
  officera@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork