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NEZ-13 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Dental Epidemiology and Public Health

Director / Head: 
  Prof. W. Murray Thomson
 




Institution:
  School of Dentistry
  University of Otago
Address:
  P.O. Box 647 -
  9054
 
Town:
  Dunedin
Country:
  NEW ZEALAND
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (64-3) 479 7113
Fax:
  (64-3) 479 7116
Date of Designation:
  21/Aug/1986
Last Redesignation:
  13/Oct/2014
Expiry:
  13/Oct/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. To support WHO ORH in conducting oral epidemiological research for the development of community oral health promotion.  
  2. To assist WHO ORH in work for strengthening national health systems research for the orientation of oral health systems towards oral health promotion and improvement of the quality of oral health care. 
  3. To assist WHO ORH at global and regional levels for the translation of oral health research into action programmes for promoting the oral health of disadvantaged population groups. 
  4. To support WHO ORH in strengthening the capacity of oral health care delivery through providing training opportunities and involvement in continuing education.  
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Subjects:
  1. Oral health 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  3. Information dissemination 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 11.1 - Formulation and monitoring of comprehensive national policies on access, quality and use of essential medical products and technologies advocated and supported.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  OGAWA Hiroshi
Phone:
  +41 22 79 11014
Email:
  ogawah@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  SHIN Hai-Rim
Phone:
  +63 2 5289860
Email:
  shinh@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork