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NEZ-83 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Alcohol and Drug Abuse

Director / Head: 
  Prof. Sally Casswell
 




Institution:
  Centre for Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation (SHORE)
  Massey University
Address:
  Level 7, Massey University House, 90 Symonds Street
  1010
 
Town:
  Auckland
Country:
  NEW ZEALAND
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (64-9) 366 6136
Fax:
  (64-9) 366 5149
Web Site:
  http://www.shore.ac.nz
Date of Designation:
  27/Aug/2004
Last Redesignation:
  13/Nov/2012
Expiry:
  13/Nov/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. To assist WHO in alcohol & other drug policy development. 
  2. To collaborate in research on alcohol-related harm, alcohol consumption and policy relevant behaviours to support the strengthening of global epidemiological surveillance. 
  3. To increase awareness and implementation of the Global Strategy to Reduce the Harmful Effect Use of Alcohol. 
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Subjects:
  1. Substance abuse (including alcohol & drugs) 
  2. Health promotion & education 
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Types of activity:
  1. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  2. Research 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 6.4 - Evidence-based and ethical policies, strategies, recommendations, standards and guidelines developed, and technical support provided to Member States with a high or increasing burden of disease or death associated with alcohol, drugs and other psychoactive substance use, enabling them to strengthen institutions in order to combat or prevent the public health problems concerned.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  POZNYAK Vladimir B.
Phone:
  +41 22 79 14307
Email:
  poznyakv@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  WANG Xiangdong
Phone:
  +63 2 5289858
Email:
  wangx@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork