Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research in the Field of Education and Long-Term Follow-up Strategies for Chronic Diseases
Director / Head:
Prof Alain GOLAY
Division of Therapeutic Education for Chronic Diseases
Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève
4, rue Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil
(41-22) 372 9726
(41-22) 372 9715
Date of Designation:
Terms of Reference:
- Collaborating with WHO in the field of research in order to develop methods and techniques of education and long-term follow-up strategies, both for the medical team and the people with diabetes, other chronic diseases and their risk factors.
- Collaborating with WHO in collecting and disseminating information concerning education of the general public concerning diabetes and other chronic diseases that share the same risk factors.
- Collaborating with WHO in the training of health personnel engaged in the management of diabetes and other chronic diseases that share the same risk factors.
- Health promotion & education
- Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned
Types of activity:
- Collection; collation and dissemination of information
- Training and education
WHO organization wide expected result:
6.1 - Advice and support provided to Member States to build their capacity for health promotion across all relevant programmes, and to establish effective multisectoral and multidisciplinary collaborations for promoting health and preventing or reducing major risk factors.
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.
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.
+41 22 79 14306
+45 45 33 66 78
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
Link to eWork