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PAK-13 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Treatment, Education and Research in Diabetes and Diabetic Pregnancies

Director / Head: 
  Prof A. Samad Shera
 




Institution:
  Diabetic Association of Pakistan
  Diabetic Association of Pakistan
Address:
  5-E/3, Nazimabad
  74600
  Sindh
Town:
  Karachi
Country:
  PAKISTAN
Region:
  EMRO
Phone:
  (92-21) 3661 6890
Fax:
  (92-21) 3668 0959
Web Site:
  http://www.dap.org.pk/
Date of Designation:
  08/Oct/1991
Last Redesignation:
  01/Sep/2017
Expiry:
  01/Sep/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. •To increase the awareness of policy makers and the general public on the public health impact of diabetes in the Region.  
  2. •In collaboration with the Ministry of Health, work on the integration of diabetes prevention and care into the primary health care. 
  3. •To work closely with the national health authorities in the development, implementation and evaluation of a national programme for diabetes prevention and control. 
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Subjects:
  1. Diabetes 
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Types of activity:
  1. Organization of events (e.g. conferences; summits) 
  2. Evaluation  
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WHO Outputs:
  2.1.3 - Countries enabled to improve health care coverage for the management of cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes and chronic respiratory diseases and their risk factors through strengthening health systems
  Ower: 3.1 - Advocacy and support provided to increase political, financial and technical commitment in Member States in order to tackle chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and behavioural disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
  Ower: 6.3 - 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 and death associated with tobacco use, enabling them to strengthen institutions in order to tackle or prevent the public health problems concerned; support also provided to the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control for implementation of the provisions of the Convention and development and implementation of protocols and guidelines
Responsible Officer:
  ROGLIC Gojka
Phone:
  +41 22 791 4306
Email:
  roglicg@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  SLAMA Slim
Phone:
  +202 227 65696
Email:
  slamas@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork