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SWI-70 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO collaborating centre for population-based cardiovascular research and prevention in populations in health transition

Director / Head: 
  Prof Fred Paccaud
  Dr Pascal Bovet




Institution:
  Community Health Unit
  Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (IUMSP) in Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV)
Address:
  Corniche 10
  1010
  Vaud
Town:
  Lausanne
Country:
  SWITZERLAND
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +41 21 314 7272
Fax:
  +41 21 314 7373
Web Site:
  http://www.iumsp.ch
Date of Designation:
  22/Sep/2015
Last Redesignation:
  22/Sep/2015
Expiry:
  22/Sep/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. To provide training on the public health aspects of NCDs in LMICs, consistent with the WHO Global Action Plan on NCD prevention and control 2013-2020, and to provide expertise through participation of IUMSP staff to WHO technical meetings  
  2. To assess and evaluate interventions, programs and policy for NCD prevention and control, with a focus on multisectoral interventions in LMICs, consistant with WHO GAP 2013-2020 
  3. To provide epidemiological data on NCDs collected by IUMSP in selected LMICs  
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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:
  BANATVALA Nicholas
Phone:
 
Email:
  banatvalan@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  FARRINGTON Jill Louise
Phone:
 
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork