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Ref.No. [Initiator]
UNK-154 [Headquarters]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research on Oral Health in Deprived Communities

Director / Head: 
  Professor Cynthia Pine
 




Institution:
  Department of Clinical Dental Sciences, School of Dentistry
  University of Liverpool
Address:
  Pembroke Place
  L3 5PS
  Merseyside
Town:
  Liverpool
Country:
  UK
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (44-151) 706 5030 and 0161 295 6393
Fax:
  (44-161) 295 2368
Date of Designation:
  12/Jun/1992
Last Redesignation:
  06/Aug/2009
Date of Discontinuation:
  06/Aug/2013
Terms of Reference:
  1. To develop the evidence base and provide guidance on and evaluation of effective oral health education and oral health promotion interventions. 
  2. To contribute to Community Health Practice by evaluating mechanisms to re-orientate dental health services from a disease-reparative paradigm to a health-promoting paradigm. 
  3. To deliver training in dental public health, community health practice and research 
  4. To promote new approaches to integrating the work of those working with children and young people in health, education and social care to enhance health and reduce inequalities 
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Subjects:
  1. Oral health 
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Types of activity:
  1. Coordination of activities carried out by several institutions (e.g. other WHO collaborating centres) 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 3.1 - Advocacy and support provided to increase political, financial and technical commitment in Member States in order to tackle chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and behavioural disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  PETERSEN Poul Erik
Phone:
  13475/13435
Email:
  petersenpe@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  MANTINGH Frederiek
Phone:
  +45 45 33 67 72
Email:
  mantinghf@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork