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Ref.No. [Initiator]
SWE-42 [EURO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre on Community Safety Promotion

Director / Head: 
  Professor Leif Svanstrom
  Dr Moa Sundström




Institution:
  Division of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences
  Karolinska Institute
Address:
  Norrbacka Plan 2
  S-17176
 
Town:
  Stockholm
Country:
  SWEDEN
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (46-8) 524 801 43
Fax:
 
Date of Designation:
  01/Sep/1989
Last Redesignation:
  05/Sep/2011
Expiry:
  05/Sep/2015
Terms of Reference:
  1. Support to WHO in promoting evidence based programming through the Safe Community Network. 
  2. Support the WHO in the coordination of training courses in injury prevention and safety promotion, e.g. short-term educational seminars and workshops to disseminate research findings to SC practitioners. 
  3. Support WHO in dissemination of news and products to the Safe Community Network, 
  4. To use indicators for Safe Communities,Safe Schools, Safe Hospitals, Safe Elderly designations etc. 
  5. To co-ordinate and conduct evaluation research related to safe community programming 
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Subjects:
  1. Health promotion & education 
  2. Patient safety 
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Types of activity:
  1. Organization of events (e.g. conferences; summits) 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
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: 3.2 - Guidance and support provided to Member States for the development and implementation of policies, strategies and regulations in respect of chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and neurological disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
 
Responsible Officer:
  SETHI Dinesh
Phone:
  +45 45 33 68 42
Email:
  sethid@who.int

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