Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre for the Prevention and Control of Chronic Respiratory Diseases
Director / Head:
Prof. Sohei Makino
Dept. of Respiratory Medicine
Dokkyo Medical University Koshigaya Hospital
Date of Designation:
Terms of Reference:
- To collaborate with WHO for conducting population-based surveys on prevalence and risk factors for chronic respiratory diseases (CRD) in developing countries in Asia Pacific and to support interventions for CRD.
- Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned
Types of activity:
- Collection; collation and dissemination of information
- Training and education
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.
VARGHESE Cherian V.
+63 2 5289866
MENDIS Shanthi P.B.
+41 22 79 13441
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
Link to eWork