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Ref.No. [Initiator]
KRD-4 [SEARO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Primary Health Care Development

Director / Head: 
  Dr Chang Sik Choe
 




Institution:
  Institute of Public Health Administration
  Ministry of Public Health
Address:
  Munhung-Dong, Taedonggang district
 
  Pyongyang
Town:
  Pyongyang
Country:
  DEM.P.REP. OF KOREA
Region:
  SEARO
Phone:
  (850-2) 3817913
Fax:
  850-2-3817914
Web Site:
 
Date of Designation:
  31/Aug/1988
Last Redesignation:
  07/Jul/2014
Expiry:
  07/Jul/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. To participate, initiate and engage in collaborative research for PHC development under WHO leadership 
  2. To collect, collate, analyze and disseminate information of research result on PHC development and evaluate impact of application of research result 
  3. To organize in-country and inter-country training on effective function and performance of household doctors in PHC settings  
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Subjects:
  1. Health promotion & education 
  2. Research policy & development 
  3. Human resources for health (excluding Nursing) 
Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Collection and collation of information 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 1.4 - Policy and technical support provided to Member States in order to enhance their capacity to carry out surveillance and monitoring of all communicable diseases of public health importance.
  Ower: 2.6 - New knowledge, intervention tools and strategies developed and validated to meet priority needs for the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, with scientists from developing countries increasingly taking the lead in this research.
  Ower: 3.1 - Advocacy and support provided to increase political, financial and technical commitment in Member States in order to tackle chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and behavioural disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
Responsible Officer:
  SENANAYAKE Gunasena Sunil
Phone:
  +911123370804

Technical Counterpart:
  MONTENEGRO VON MÜHLENBROCK Hernan Julio
Phone:
  +41 22 79 11465
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork