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SWE-37 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Education, Training and Research in Oral health

Director / Head: 
  Dr Jayanthi STJERNSWÄRD
  Peter CARLSSON




Institution:
  Faculty of Odontology
  Malmö University
Address:
  Carl Gustavs Väg 34
  S-20506
 
Town:
  Malmö
Country:
  SWEDEN
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (46-40) 665 8540
Fax:
 
Date of Designation:
  14/Sep/1987
Last Redesignation:
  01/Sep/2014
Expiry:
  01/Sep/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1.To continue presenting standardized epidemiological information on oral and dental diseases, oral health services & other relevant information for the different countries/areas in the world, in the Internet (http://www.mah.se/capp). 
  2. 2.To provide online services on the calculation of epidemiological measures, such as the DMFT, assist WHO ORH in recommendation of suitable methodologies & definitions that will facilitate the initiation and implementation of oral health surveys.  
  3. 3.To provide expertise in the planning, carrying through, and evaluation of oral disease prevention programmes using relevant methodologies. Continuous building up of a bank of ideas which presents different types of oral disease prevention programmes from the different Regions.  
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Subjects:
  1. Oral health 
  2. Informatics and Telemedicine 
  3. Health information; statistics; measurement & trend assessment 
Types of activity:
  1. Provision of reference substances and other services 
  2. Development and application of appropriate technology 
  3. Collection and collation of information 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 3.1 - Advocacy and support provided to increase political, financial and technical commitment in Member States in order to tackle chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and behavioural disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  OGAWA Hiroshi
Phone:
  +41 22 79 11014
Email:
  ogawah@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  MANTINGH Frederiek
Phone:
  +45 45 33 67 72
Email:
  mantinghf@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork