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SIN-21 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Director / Head: 
  Dr Chew Ling
  Mr Alan Pui




Institution:
 
  Health Promotion Board (HPB)
Address:
  3 Second Hospital Avenue
  168937
 
Town:
  Singapore
Country:
  SINGAPORE
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (65) 6435 3556
Fax:
  (65) 6536 8656
Web Site:
  http://www.hpb.gov.sg
Date of Designation:
  10/Jan/2007
Last Redesignation:
  10/Jan/2015
Expiry:
  10/Jan/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. Collaborate with WHO to develop leadership and capability for setting-based (community and schools) health promotion, in alignment with WHO’s Frameworks for Healthy Urbanization and Health Promoting Schools. 
  2. Collaborate with WHO to strengthen country response for the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases through knowledge sharing and technical advice. 
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Subjects:
  1. Health promotion & education 
  2. Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
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Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Collection and collation of information 
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WHO Outputs:
  2.1.1 - Development of national multisectoral policies and plans for implementing interventions to prevent and control noncommunicable diseases facilitated
  2.1.2 - High-level priority given to the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases in national health planning processes and development agendas
 
Responsible Officer:
  SHIN Hai-Rim
Phone:
  +63 2 5289860
Email:
  shinh@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