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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:
  P.O. 7800
  N-5020
 
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/2017
Expiry:
  21/Apr/2021
Terms of Reference:
  1. To contribute to the HBSC (Health Behaviour of School-aged Children) research network, particularly European research work, by supporting countries in their data collection and the process of data documentation and especially new countries to build capacity in data collection, in support of WHO's work in child and adolescent health 
  2. To manage & maintain 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, in support of WHO's work in adolescent health 
  3. To serve as a resource centre of expertise on health promotion & health education research & related areas, in support of WHO's work in school health 
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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 and collation of information 
WHO Outputs:
  3.1.5 - Countries enabled to implement and monitor integrated policies and strategies for promoting adolescent health and development and reducing adolescent risk behaviours
  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:
  WEBER Martin Willi
Phone:
  +4545336975
Email:
  weberm@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  BEN ABDELAZIZ Faten
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3475
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork