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SWI-43 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre in Education and Research in Human Reproduction

Director / Head: 
  Aldo CAMPANA
  Karim ABAWI




Institution:
 
  Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research (GFMER)
Address:
  48 chemin du Grand-Montfleury, Versoix
  1290
  Geneva
Town:
  Geneva
Country:
  SWITZERLAND
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (41-22) 346 77 16
Fax:
  (41-22) 346 78 34
Web Site:
  http://www.gfmer.ch
Date of Designation:
  01/May/1994
Last Redesignation:
  23/Apr/2012
Expiry:
  23/Apr/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1. To provide a postgraduate training in research methodology in Reproductive Health. 
  2. 2. To develop & conduct research & reseach synthesis activities. 
  3. 3. To assist partner institutions in the conduct of postgraduate medical education programmes. 
  4. 4. To collaborate with WHO on e-learning activities as well as on the conduct of short postgraduate courses in epidemiology. 
  5. 5. To provide expertise to WHO or to centres of WHO's network requesting collaboration in research, research training or clinical aspects in human reproduction. 
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Subjects:
  1. Reproductive health (excluding HIV/AIDS) 
  2. Adolescent health 
  3. Child & maternal health 
Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Research 
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WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 4.2 - National research capacity strengthened as necessary and new evidence, products, technologies, interventions and delivery approaches of global and/or national relevance available to improve maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health, to promote active and healthy ageing, and to improve sexual and reproductive health.
  Ower: 10.6 - National health research for development of health systems strengthened in the context of regional and international research and engagement of civil society.
 
Responsible Officer:
  SAY Lale
Phone:
  +41 22 79 14816
Email:
  sayl@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  LAZDANE Gunta
Phone:
  +45 45 33 67 60
Email:
  lazdaneg@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork