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LTU-3 [EURO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Harm Reduction

Director / Head: 
  Prof.(HP) Dr. Rimantas Stukas
 




Institution:
  Public Health Institute, Faculty of Medicine
  Vilnius University
Address:
  M.K. Čiurlionio str.21/27, LT-03101
  LT 03101
  +370 5 2398734, +370 5 2398738; Fax: +370 5 2398705
Town:
  Vilnius
Country:
  LITHUANIA
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +370 5 2398734
Fax:
  +370 5 2398705
Date of Designation:
  07/Dec/2012
Last Redesignation:
  07/Dec/2012
Expiry:
  07/Dec/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. To contribute to WHO efforts building capacity in providing high quality and credible services in the field of drug use. 
  2. To provide technical support in the fields relevant to harm reduction in the Central and eastern Europe and central Asian (CEECA) region. 
  3. To assist WHO adopt guidelines, advise and provide support in research and act as a knowledge resource. 
  4. To network and build strategic partnerships promoting an evidence based and humane approach to drug use response in the CEECA region. 
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Subjects:
  1. HIV/AIDS 
  2. Hepatitis 
  3. Substance abuse (including alcohol & drugs) 
Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  3. Collection and collation of information 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 2.2 - Policy and technical support provided to countries towards expanded gender-sensitive delivery of prevention, treatment and care interventions for HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, including integrated training and service delivery; wider service-provider networks; and strengthened laboratory capacities and better linkages with other health services, such as those for sexual and reproductive health, maternal, newborn and child health, sexually transmitted infections, nutrition, drug-dependence treatment service respiratory care, neglected diseases and environmental health.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  DONOGHOE Martin Christopher
Phone:
  +45 45 33 66 58
Email:
  donoghoem@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  HIRNSCHALL Gottfried Otto
Phone:
  +41 22 79 12796
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork