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SOA-11 [AFRO]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Intentional Injury and Violence Prevention

Director / Head: 
  Dr Kopano Ratele
 




Institution:
  Institute for Social and Health Sciences
  University of South Africa (UNISA)
Address:
  P.O. Box 1087
  1820
  Gauteng
Town:
  Lenasia
Country:
  SOUTH AFRICA
Region:
  AFRO
Phone:
  (27-11) 857 1142
Fax:
  (27-11) 857 1770
Web Site:
  www.ishs.org.za
Date of Designation:
  23/Jul/1996
Last Redesignation:
  16/Oct/2008
Date of Discontinuation:
  26/Mar/2013
Terms of Reference:
  1. To contribute to the development of multi-disciplinary methods of assessing the magnitude, consequences and determinants of violence and unintentional injury. 
  2. Within the framework of the WHO project "SAFECOM", to contribute to the development of community-based violence and injury prevention with a focus on planning and monitoring methodologies and training of health personnel. 
  3. To cooperate with WHO, WHO Collaborating Centres, and other bodies as appropriate, to develop a conceptual basis for a new public health approach to unintentional injury and violence prevention, particularly from the research and training standpoint. 
  4. To assist in health research development on violence and unintentional injury prevention and mitigation, with special regard to specific population groups such as youth, men and women; or specific type of communities. 
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Subjects:
  1. Injuries; violence & accident prevention 
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Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Research 
WHO Outputs:
  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
  Ower: 3.6 - Guidance and support provided to Member States to improve the ability of their health and social systems to prevent and manage chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and behavioural disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
Responsible Officer:
  EKEKE MONONO Martin
Phone:
  004724139312

Technical Counterpart:
  KRUG Etienne G.G.
Phone:
  13535/13480
Email:
  kruge@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork