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THA-68 [SEARO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Health Economics

Director / Head: 
  Prof. Dr Siripen Supakankunti
  Siripen Supakankunti




Institution:
  Centre for Health Economics, Faculty of Economics
  Chulalongkorn University
Address:
  Phyathai Road
  10330
  Thailand
Town:
  Bangkok
Country:
  THAILAND
Region:
  SEARO
Phone:
  (66-2) 218 6280-1
Fax:
  (66-2) 218 6279
Date of Designation:
  28/Jan/2014
Last Redesignation:
  28/Jan/2018
Expiry:
  28/Jan/2022
Terms of Reference:
  1. To support WHO to build capacity in countries in Health Economics and sustainable health financing to achieve Universal health Coverage 
  2. To participate in collaborative research in Health Economics/ financing to generate robust evidence to inform policy and system for Universal health Coverage under WHO leadership 
  3. To work with WHO to facilitate and exchange of information and experience in the area of Health Economics/ financing at the national and regional levels 
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Subjects:
  1. Health systems research & development 
  2. Research policy & development 
  3. Health systems research & development 
Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Research 
  3. Information dissemination 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 10.10 - Evidence-based policy and technical support provided to Member States to improve health system financing in terms of the availability of funds, social and financial risk protection, equity, access to services and efficiency of resource use.
  Ower: 10.11 - Norms, standards and measurement tools developed for tracking resources, estimating the economic consequences of illness, and the costs and effects of interventions, financial catastrophe and impoverishment, social exclusion, and their use supported and monitored.
  Ower: 10.12 - Steps taken to advocate additional funds for health where necessary; to build capacity in framing of health-financing policy and interpretation and use of financial information; and to stimulate the generation and translation of knowledge to support policy development.
Responsible Officer:
  VINALS TORRES Lluis
Phone:
 

Technical Counterpart:
  KUTZIN Joseph Douglas
Phone:
 
Email:
  kutzinj@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork