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Ref.No. [Initiator]
POL-28 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Tobacco Control

Director / Head: 
  Prof. Witold Zatonski
  Mr Krzysztof Przewozniak




Institution:
  Cancer Epidemiology & Prevention Department
  Maria Sklodowska-Curie Cancer Centre & Institute of Oncology
Address:
  15B, Wawelska Street
  PL-02034
 
Town:
  Warsaw
Country:
  POLAND
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  48-22) 643 92 34
Fax:
  (48-22) 643 92 34
Web Site:
  http://www.coi.waw.pl
Date of Designation:
  19/May/2011
Last Redesignation:
  19/May/2015
Expiry:
  19/May/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. Support for enforcement of the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)  
  2. Education of health professionals in treatment of tobacco dependence in Poland and other European countries, especially in CEE and former Soviet Union countries 
  3. Education, promotion and communication the recommendations of the European Code Against Cancer on exposure to tobacco smoke in European countries, including CEE and other countries of WHO region 
  4. Support to tobacco control leadership, partnership and network of WHO Centres 
  5. Support to surveillance and research on tobacco use and control in CEE countries 
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Subjects:
  1. Tobacco 
  2. Health information; statistics; measurement & trend assessment 
  3. Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
Types of activity:
  1. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  2. Information dissemination 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  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:
  SANDA Luminita
Phone:
  +41 22 79 15495
Email:
  sandal@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  MAUER-STENDER Kristina
Phone:
  +45 45 33 67 74
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork