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Ref.No. [Initiator]
SWI-49 [EURO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Health-related Issues among People Displaced by Disasters

Director / Head: 
  Dr Manuel Carballo
 




Institution:
 
  International Centre for Migration and Health (ICMH)
Address:
  11, Route du Nant d'Avril
  1214
 
Town:
  Vernier (Geneva)
Country:
  SWITZERLAND
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (41-22) 783 1080
Fax:
  (41-22) 783 1087
Web Site:
  http://www.icmhd.ch
Date of Designation:
  16/Aug/1996
Last Redesignation:
  14/Oct/2011
Expiry:
  14/Oct/2015
Terms of Reference:
  1. To provide technical support to HAC with special reference to migration and health issues, post disaster and conflict reconstruction, situation assessments and training; 
  2. To provide technical support to WHO Regional Offices in disaster preparedness and response and migration and health issues; 
  3. To provide support in training of national authorities and staff, national and international NGO personnel and UN personnel on disaster preparedness and response with special reference to forced displacement and migration; 
  4. To contribute to and participate in HAC meetings and other activities as and when required; 
  5. To develop guidelines on selected themes in collaboration with HAC; 
  6. To prepare research and position papers for HAC as and when required; 
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Subjects:
  1. Emergency & humanitarian action 
  2. Health legislation and human rights 
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Types of activity:
  1. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 5.6 - Effective communications issued, partnerships formed and coordination developed with other organizations in the United Nations system, governments, local and international nongovernmental organizations, academic institutions and professional associations at the country, regional and global levels.
  Ower: 5.1 - Norms and standards developed, capacity built and technical support provided to Member States for the development and strengthening of national emergency preparedness plans and programmes.
  Ower: 5.6 - Effective communications issued, partnerships formed and coordination developed with other organizations in the United Nations system, governments, local and international nongovernmental organizations, academic institutions and professional associations at the country, regional and global levels.
Responsible Officer:
  ROCKENSCHAUB Gerald
Phone:
  +9821 8836 3979

Technical Counterpart:
  CONINX Rudi J. J. M.
Phone:
  +41 22 79 14582
Email:
  coninxr@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork