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MEX-26 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Medical Rehabilitation

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Luis Guillermo Ibarra
  Daniel Chavez Arias




Institution:
  Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Division
  National Institute of Rehabilitation
Address:
  Av. Mexico-Xochimilco 289
  14389
  DF
Town:
  Mexico City
Country:
  MEXICO
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (55)59 99 08 38
Fax:
  (55)56 03 91 27
Web Site:
  www.inr.gob.mx
Date of Designation:
  27/Dec/2011
Last Redesignation:
  27/Dec/2015
Expiry:
  27/Dec/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. To contibute to PAHO/WHO in development guidelines on prevention and rehabilitation of disability in musculoeskeletal diseases. 
  2. To assist PAHO/WHO in the implementation of prevention programs of disabilities at the countries level. 
  3. On request of PAHO/WHO, to provide specialized training courses on rehabilitation of musculoskeletal diseases. 
  4. To work with PAHO in developing disability research in musculoskeletal problems. 
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Subjects:
  1. Disabilities and rehabilitation (excluding accident prevention) 
  2. Injuries; violence & accident prevention 
  3. Rheumatic diseases 
Types of activity:
  1. Development and application of appropriate technology 
  2. Research 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  2.4.1 - Implementation of the recommendations of the World report on disability and the High-level Meeting of the General Assembly on Disability and Development
 
  Ower: 3.4 - Improved evidence compiled by WHO on the cost-effectiveness of interventions to tackle chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and neurological and substance-use disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
Responsible Officer:
  VASQUEZ Armando Jose
Phone:
  +1 43517
Email:
  vasqueza@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  CIEZA MORENO Maria Alarcos
Phone:
  +41 22 791 1998
Email:
  ciezaa@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork