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Ref.No. [Initiator]
NOR-14 [EURO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Health Promotion and Education

Director / Head: 
  Dr Oddrun Samdal
 




Institution:
  Research Centre for Health Promotion
  University of Bergen
Address:
  Christiesgt.13
  N-5015
 
Town:
  Bergen
Country:
  NORWAY
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (47-55) 58 28 08 / 58 25 60
Fax:
  (47-55) 58 98 87
Date of Designation:
  09/Apr/1990
Last Redesignation:
  21/Apr/2013
Expiry:
  21/Apr/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. To contribute to the HBSC (Health Behaviour of School-aged Children) research network, particularly European research work, by supporting countres in their data collection and the process of data documentation and expecially new countries to build capacity in data collectioni 
  2. To manage & maintan the international data bank of the HBSC Study, building system for sharing data with external researchers and the public and provide WHO with relevant data from the study 
  3. To develop methods of promoting health education & health promotion in schools. 
  4. To serve as a resource centre of expertise on health promotion & health education research & related areas. 
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Subjects:
  1. Health promotion & education 
  2. Adolescent health 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Collection; collation and dissemination of information 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 4.1 - Support provided to Member States to formulate a comprehensive policy, plan and strategy for scaling up towards universal access to effective interventions in collaboration with other programmes, paying attention to reducing gender inequality and health inequities, providing a continuum of care throughout the life course, integrating service delivery across different levels of the health system and strengthening coordination with civil society and the private sector.
  Ower: 7.3 - Social and economic data relevant to health collected, collated and analysed on a disaggregated basis (by sex, age, ethnicity, income, and health conditions, such as disease or disability).
 
Responsible Officer:
  BARNEKOW Vivian Birgitte
Phone:
  +45 45 33 66 14
Email:
  barnekowv@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  TANG Kwok-Cho
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13299
Email:
  tangkc@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork