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SWI-73 [EURO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre on Physical Activity for Health

Director / Head: 
  Dr Sonja Kahlmeier
  Dr Brian Martin




Institution:
  Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Prevention Institute (EBPI)
  University of Zurich
Address:
  Hirschengraben 84
  8001
  Zurich
Town:
  Zurich
Country:
  SWITZERLAND
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +41 44 634 43 71
Fax:
  +41 44 634 51 85
Date of Designation:
  12/Jun/2017
Last Redesignation:
  12/Jun/2017
Expiry:
  12/Jun/2021
Terms of Reference:
  1. To provide support to WHO technical activities on population-based approaches to promote physical activity and health in adults 
  2. Support the work of physical activity promotion networks through evidence collection and knowledge transfer 
  3. Support the delivery of the WHO European Physical Activity for Health Strategy Objective 
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Subjects:
  1. Physical activity 
  2. Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
  3. Health promotion & education 
Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
  2. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  2.1.1 - Development of national multisectoral policies and plans for implementing interventions to prevent and control noncommunicable diseases facilitated
  2.1.2 - High-level priority given to the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases in national health planning processes and development agendas
  2.1.3 - Monitoring framework implemented to report on progress in realizing the commitments made in the Political Declaration of the High-Level Meeting of the General Assembly on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases and the global action plan for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases (2013–2020)
Responsible Officer:
  RODRIGUES DA SILVA BREDA Joao Joaquim
Phone:
  +4545336725

You can also contact:
  1. RACIOPPI Francesca 
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Technical Counterpart:
  WAQANIVALU Temo
Phone:
  +41 22 791 2617
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork