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KUW-8 [EMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Family of International Classifications

Director / Head: 
  Dr Mijbel Alnajjar
  Dr Ahmed Okasha




Institution:
  Health Information and Medical Records
  Ministry of Health
Address:
  Jamal Abdel Nasir
  PBox=5286 safat, PC=13053
  Shuwaikh (Sabah Health Region)
Town:
  Kuwait
Country:
  KUWAIT
Region:
  EMRO
Phone:
  +965-22429862
Fax:
  +965-22407673
Web Site:
  http://www.moh.gov.kw/
Date of Designation:
  28/Jan/2014
Last Redesignation:
  28/Jan/2018
Expiry:
  28/Jan/2022
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1.To provide capacity building in ICD, ICF, and related classifications to health professionals in coordination with WHO 
  2. 2.To contribute to improving the mortality statistics in the region by providing capacity in analytical methods such as ANACOD and ANACONDA as well as verbal autopsy methods in collaboration with WHO. 
  3. 3.To provide capacity building in automated ICD-10 coding (IRIS) and Manual professional coding (using decision tables) in collaboration with WHO/EMRO. 
  4. 4.To develop ICD/ICF training materials. 
  5. 5. In collaboration with WHO to provide support for the development of an ICF compliant digitized disability assessment platform to be used by disability organization for assessing the degree of disability in individuals. 
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Subjects:
  1. Health information; statistics; measurement & trend assessment 
  2. Classifications of diseases 
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Types of activity:
  1. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  2. Organization of events (e.g. conferences; summits) 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 10.4 - Country health-information systems that provide and use high-quality and timely information for health planning and for monitoring progress towards national and major international goals strengthened.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  BADR Azza Mohamed
Phone:
  +202 227 65019
Email:
  badra@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  JAKOB Robert
Phone:
  +41 22 791 5877
Email:
  jakobr@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork