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Ref.No. [Initiator]
UNK-137 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Palliative Care

Director / Head: 
  Professor Bee WEE
 




Institution:
  Sir Michael Sobell House
  Churchill Hospital
Address:
  Sir Michael Sobell House, Churchill Hospital
  OX3 7LE
 
Town:
  Oxford
Country:
  UK
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (44-01865) 225 896
Fax:
  (44-01865) 225 599
Date of Designation:
  01/Jan/1988
Last Redesignation:
  13/Oct/2012
Expiry:
  13/Oct/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. To assist in building capacity for leadership, in-service training, undergraduate and postgraduate education, and leadership in lower income countries. 
  2. To collaborate with other countries in developing research and education that will facilitate translation of knowledge into action in lower income countries, in a way that is effective and affordable. 
  3. To assist in the evaluation, update, development or adaptation of guidelines and educational material to support lower income countries. 
  4. To work with the WHO in developing a collaborative network of WHO Collaborative Centres, relevant institutions and organisations to strengthen support for palliative care, particularly in the European region and lower income countries. 
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Subjects:
  1. Cancer 
  2. Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
  3. Health systems research & development 
Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Collection and collation of information 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 3.2 - Guidance and support provided to Member States for the development and implementation of policies, strategies and regulations in respect of chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and neurological disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  ULLRICH Andreas W.H.
Phone:
  +41 22 79 11292
Email:
  ullricha@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  TSOUROS Agis
Phone:
  +45 45 33 68 71
Email:
  tsourosa@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork