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TAN-4 [AFRO]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Primary Oral Health Care, Planning and Research

Director / Head: 
  Dr Emeria Mugonzibwa
 




Institution:
  School of Dentistry
  Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences
Address:
  P.O. Box 65014
 
 
Town:
  Dar Es Salaam
Country:
  UNITED REP. TANZANIA
Region:
  AFRO
Phone:
  (255-22) 215 0564
Fax:
  (255-22) 215 0465
Web Site:
  http://www.muchs.ac.tz
Date of Designation:
  15/Apr/1992
Last Redesignation:
  15/Feb/2010
Date of Discontinuation:
  15/Feb/2014
Terms of Reference:
  1. >To stimulate & assist other countries in the Region in planning & implementing of Oral Health Research. 
  2. >To promote the implementation of Primary Oral Health Care in the Afro Region 
  3. > To conduct research on opportunities and barriers for implementing Primary Oral Health care in the Afro Region 
  4. To provide expertise to WHO/HQ, WHO/AFRO & other countries in Primary Oral Health Care methods & technology especially applicable in developing countries. 
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Subjects:
  1. Oral health 
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Types of activity:
  1. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  2. Training and education 
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WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 3.4 - Improved evidence compiled by WHO on the cost-effectiveness of interventions to tackle chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and neurological and substance-use disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
  Ower: 6.1 - Advice and support provided to Member States to build their capacity for health promotion across all relevant programmes, and to establish effective multisectoral and multidisciplinary collaborations for promoting health and preventing or reducing major risk factors.
 
Responsible Officer:
  VARENNE Benoit
Phone:
 
Email:
  varenneb@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  TANG Kwok-Cho
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13299
Email:
  tangkc@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork