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LTU-1 [EURO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for the Prevention & Control Noncommunicable Diseases

Director / Head: 
  Assoc. prof., PhD. Aurelijus Veryga
 




Institution:
  Public Health Research Centre
  Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LSMU)
Address:
  Mickeviciaus str. 9 - LT-44307
 
 
Town:
  Kaunas
Country:
  LITHUANIA
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (370-37) 327349
Fax:
  (370-37) 327349
Web Site:
  http://www.lsmuni.lt/
Date of Designation:
  01/Mar/1983
Last Redesignation:
  14/Jul/2012
Expiry:
  14/Jul/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. To host the Technical Secretariat of the CINDI network 
  2. To collaborate with WHO in the field of training and capacity-building in integrated prevention of noncommunicable diseases 
  3. To collaborate with WHO on NCD risk factor surveillance as a part of national health information systems 
  4. To contribute to the implementation of the European Strategy for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases, including NCD policy development 
  5. To contribute to the implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control 
  6. Support Lithuanian Health Program 2012-2020 preparation 
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Subjects:
  1. Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
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Types of activity:
  1. Providing technical advise to WHO 
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WHO Outputs:
  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:
  MANTINGH Frederiek
Phone:
  +45 45 33 67 72
Email:
  mantinghf@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  MENDIS Shanthi P.B.
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13441
Email:
  mendiss@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork