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Ref.No. [Initiator]
SPA-33 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Public Health Palliative Care Programmes

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Xavier Gomez-Batiste
 




Institution:
  Department of Palliative Care, Catalan Institute of Oncology
  Institut Catala D'oncologia, Departament De Salut
Address:
  Gran Via de l'Hospitalet 199-203
  08908
  Catalonia
Town:
  Barcelona
Country:
  SPAIN
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  0034932607736
Fax:
  0034932607243
Web Site:
  http://ico.gencat.cat/
Date of Designation:
  13/Feb/2008
Last Redesignation:
  13/Feb/2016
Expiry:
  13/Feb/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. On specific WHO request, needs, gaps assessment and country support regarding integrated people-centred palliative care in the context of Universal Health Coverage.  
  2. Education, development of training material 
  3. Research and development: to identify and develop areas of innovation on models of people-centred palliative care programmes; to carry out research on the effectiveness, impact and adaptability of such models. 
  4. Develop models of psychosocial and spiritual palliative care 
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Subjects:
  1. Health systems research & development 
  2. Health promotion & education 
  3. Patient safety 
Types of activity:
  1. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  2. Research 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
  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:
  BOUESSEAU Marie-Charlotte
Phone:
  +41 22 791 1432
Email:
  bouesseaum@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  FARRINGTON Jill Louise
Phone:
  +4545336649
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork