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Ref.No. [Initiator]
SPA-42 [EURO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre on Social Inclusion and Health.

Director / Head: 
  Dr Daniel La Parra Casado
 




Institution:
  Interuniversity Institute of Social Development and Peace - Instituto Interuniversitario de Desarrollo Social y Paz
  University of Alicante- Universidad de Alicante
Address:
  Carretera San Vicente del Raspeig s/n - 03690 San Vicente del Raspeig
  03069
  Alicante
Town:
  Alicante
Country:
  SPAIN
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  96 590 3795
Fax:
  965903464
Web Site:
  http://www.ua.es
Date of Designation:
  27/Sep/2012
Last Redesignation:
  27/Sep/2012
Expiry:
  27/Sep/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. To collaborate with WHO on the documentation of promising practices and the production of normative guidance materials/tools for improving the health of populations experiencing poverty and social exclusion, with a specific focus on Roma and migrants and due attention to gender equity. 
  2. To contribute with WHO to information exchange and awareness-raising among stakeholders, using electronic/web-based platforms, to improve the health of socially excluded populations. 
  3. Coorganize with WHO capacity-building activities for health policymakers and programme managers, as well as other stakeholders, on approaches to improve the health of populations experiencing social exclusion and poverty. 
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Subjects:
  1. Infection control 
  2. Child & maternal health 
  3. Gender; Women & health 
Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 7.2 - Initiative taken by WHO in providing opportunities and means for intersectoral collaboration at national and international levels to address social and economic determinants of health, including understanding and acting upon the public health implications of trade and trade agreements, and to encourage poverty-reduction and sustainable development.
  Ower: 7.5 - Gender analysis and responsive actions incorporated into WHO's normative work and support provided to Member States for formulation of gendersensitive policies and programmes
 
Responsible Officer:
  OSTLIN Piroska
Phone:
  +45 45 33 68 04
Email:
  ostlinp@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  SIVASANKARA KURUP Anand
Phone:
  +41 22 79 11217
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork