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Ref.No. [Initiator]
SWI-44 [Headquarters]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  Centre Collaborateur de l'OMS pour la Recherche et la Prévention à base Communautaire en Matière de Maladies Cardiovasculaires

Director / Head: 
  Dr Fred Paccaud
  Pascal Bovet




Institution:
  Institut universitaire de Médecine sociale et préventive (IUMSP)
  Université de Lausanne
Address:
  17 Rue du Bugnon, 1005
 
 
Town:
  Lausanne
Country:
  SWITZERLAND
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (41-21) 314 72 72
Fax:
  (41-21) 314 73 73
Web Site:
  http://www.iumsp.ch/
Date of Designation:
  01/May/1994
Last Redesignation:
  24/Jul/2009
Date of Discontinuation:
  25/Jul/2013
Terms of Reference:
  1. To support the WHO Global Program on Monitoring and Prevention of CVD in Developing Countries by conducting research on epidemiology and prevention of CVD in populations in health transition 
  2. To monitor the frequency of CVD and related risk factors in populations in health transition 
  3. To develop, implement, and evaluate prevention programs of CVD 
  4. To support basic epidemiologic research in developing countries, with respect to CVD, but also diabetes, diet, hypertension, and others 
  5. To train health workers in population-based epidemiology, notably in the field of CVD 
  6. To strengthen the collaboration between developing countries and developed countries in the field of epidemiology and prevention 
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Subjects:
  1. Cardiovascular diseases 
  2. Health information; statistics; measurement & trend assessment 
  3. Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
  2. Information dissemination 
  3. Provision of reference substances and other services 
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.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  SHAO Ruitai
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13329
Email:
  shaor@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