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Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research Synthesis on Reproductive Health

Director / Head: 
  Dr GJ Hofmeyr
 




Institution:
  Effective Care Research Unit
  University of Fort Hare
Address:
  Private Bag x9047
  5201
  Eastern Cape
Town:
  East London
Country:
  SOUTH AFRICA
Region:
  AFRO
Phone:
  +27 43 709 2483
Fax:
  +27 43 709 2483
Web Site:
 
Date of Designation:
  14/Oct/2008
Last Redesignation:
  14/Oct/2012
Expiry:
  14/Oct/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. To strengthen the collaboration between WHO and ECRU in Research Synthesis, particularly in terms of development of the WHO Reproductive Health Library. 
  2. To develop further capacity in research synthesis in reproductive health in the African region. 
  3. To carry out further systematic reviews of topics of relevance to reproductive health in low-income countries. 
  4. To participate in primary clinical research led by WHO in areas relevant to reproductive health in which synthesis of existing research reveals inadequate evidence. 
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Subjects:
  1. Reproductive health (excluding HIV/AIDS) 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
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WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 4.2 - National research capacity strengthened as necessary and new evidence, products, technologies, interventions and delivery approaches of global and/or national relevance available to improve maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health, to promote active and healthy ageing, and to improve sexual and reproductive health.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  GULMEZOGLU Ahmet Metin
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13417

Technical Counterpart:
  MBAYE Khadidiatou
Phone:
  47 241 39327
Email:
  mbayek@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork