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KRD-4 [SEARO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Development of Primary Health Care at District Level

Director / Head: 
  Dr Ri Yong Hwa
 




Institution:
  Institute of Public Health Administration, Ministry of Public Health
  Institute of Public Health Administration, Ministry of Public Health
Address:
  Munhungdong Taedonggang District
 
  Pyongyang
Town:
  Pyongyang
Country:
  DEM.P.REP. OF KOREA
Region:
  SEARO
Phone:
  (850-2) 621 5851
Fax:
  850-2-3814077
Web Site:
 
Date of Designation:
  31/Aug/1988
Last Redesignation:
  07/Jul/2010
Expiry:
  07/Jul/2014
Terms of Reference:
  1. To serve as a resource centre for research & development of model of PHC based district health system. 
  2. To serve as a resource centre for training PHC professionals & health managers on advanced specialties on PHC at national & regional level. 
  3. To collect & disseminate information related to advancements in PHC practices at the national level. 
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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; collation and dissemination 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