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KAZ-6 [EURO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Promoting Healthy Lifestyles

Director / Head: 
  Professor Zhamilya Erkinovna Battakova
  Saltanat Mukasheva




Institution:
 
  National Centre for Problems of Healthy Lifestyles Development
Address:
  86, Kunaev Street
  050010
  Republic of Kazakhstan
Town:
  Almaty
Country:
  KAZAKHSTAN
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +7(727) 2 91 20 81
Fax:
  +7(727) 2 91 20 81
Web Site:
  http:// www.hls.kz
Date of Designation:
  09/Aug/2005
Last Redesignation:
  30/Nov/2017
Expiry:
  30/Nov/2021
Terms of Reference:
  1. Providing a forum and framework for dialogue among all stakeholders on health promotion, to support WHO in facilitating the inter-sectoral collaboration for disease prevention and healthy promotion and dissemination of experience among the CIS countries.  
  2. Support development of national strategies and action plans based on relevant research and linked to Health 2020 to assist WHO in the area of tobacco, alcohol, healthy diets and physical activity.  
  3. Developing & promoting communication & advocacy tools in the area of lifestyle & health to support WHO activity 
  4. Developing, translating, adapting & disseminating materials on lifestyle & health related work in Russian language to raise awareness and introduction of WHO guidelines and recommendations  
  5. Identifying & documenting best practices related to NCDs, tobacco, alcohol, nutrition and physical activity in CIS to assist WHO in application of evidence based strategies and practice.  
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Subjects:
  1. Health promotion & education 
  2. Health information; statistics; measurement & trend assessment 
  3. Research policy & development 
Types of activity:
  1. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  2. Collection and collation of information 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 6.1 - Advice and support provided to Member States to build their capacity for health promotion across all relevant programmes, and to establish effective multisectoral and multidisciplinary collaborations for promoting health and preventing or reducing major risk factors.
  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.
 
Responsible Officer:
  RODRIGUES DA SILVA BREDA Joao Joaquim
Phone:
  +4545336725

Technical Counterpart:
  BEN ABDELAZIZ Faten
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3475
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork