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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
 




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:
  +965-24620638
Web Site:
  http://www.moh.gov.kw/
Date of Designation:
  28/Jan/2014
Last Redesignation:
  28/Jan/2014
Expiry:
  28/Jan/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1.To provide training courses on ICD, ICF, and related classifications to health professionals in coordination with WHO 
  2. 2.To contribute to the use of the ICD/ICF in improving the health status measurement (morbidity/mortality) in collaboration with WHO 
  3. 3.To participate in the development process of the ICD and its tools in coordination with WHO-FIC secretariat 
  4. 4.To conduct training courses on ICD Arabic version in collaboration and approval of WHO 
  5. 5.To undertake research to improve the ill-define causes of death in collaboration with local institution and WHO 
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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. Standardization of terminology and nomenclature 
  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:
  ALI Mohamed Mahmoud
Phone:
 
Email:
  alim@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  JAKOB Robert
Phone:
  +41 22 79 15877
Email:
  jakobr@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork