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PAK-14 [EMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Prevention of Blindness

Director / Head: 
  Lt. General (Retd.) Hamid Javaid
  Dr Tayyab Afghani




Institution:
 
  Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital
Address:
  Jhelum Road, Rawalpindi
  46000
  Punjab
Town:
  Rawalpindi
Country:
  PAKISTAN
Region:
  EMRO
Phone:
  0092515487833
Fax:
  0092515487827
Date of Designation:
  28/Apr/1993
Last Redesignation:
  01/Jul/2013
Expiry:
  01/Jul/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1. To collaborate with WHO to strengthen the advocacy and generate evidence for increased political and financial commitment for improvement of eye heath and prevention blindness in Pakistan in line with WHO 
  2. 2. To collaborate with WHO in the implement action plan of avoidable blindness in Pakistan in line with Universal Access to Eye Health: the global action plan 2014-2019 
  3. 3. To collaborate with WHO in operational research in prevention of blindness in line with WHO priorities, under the global action pan of eye health  
  4. 4. To addresses multisectoral engagement and effective partnerships to strengthen eye health in Pakistan in line with Universal Access to Eye Health: the global action plan 2014-2019 
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Subjects:
  1. Prevention of blindness 
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Types of activity:
  1. Coordination of activities carried out by several institutions (e.g. other WHO collaborating centres) 
  2. Research 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 3.2 - Guidance and support provided to Member States for the development and implementation of policies, strategies and regulations in respect of chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and neurological disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
  Ower: 3.3 - Improvements made in Member States’ capacity to collect, analyse, disseminate and use data on the magnitude, causes and consequences of chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and neurological disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
  Ower: 3.5 - Guidance and support provided to Member States for the preparation and implementation of multisectoral, population-wide programmes to promote mental health and to prevent mental and behavioural disorders, violence and injuries, together with hearing and visual impairment, including blindness
Responsible Officer:
  CHAUDHRY Ismatullah
Phone:
 
Email:
  chaudhryis@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  KOCUR Ivo
Phone:
  +41 22 79 11435
Email:
  kocuri@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork