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Ref.No. [Initiator]
UNK-228 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Public Health Issues on Congenital Anomalies and Technology Transfer

Director / Head: 
  Professor Dr Peter Mossey
  Professor Nicola Innes




Institution:
  Unit of Dental and Oral Health
  University of Dundee Dental School
Address:
  Park Place
  DD1 4HR
  Scotland
Town:
  Dundee
Country:
  UK
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  0044 1382 425 761
Fax:
  0044 1382 206 321
Date of Designation:
  02/Sep/2010
Last Redesignation:
  02/Sep/2014
Expiry:
  02/Sep/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. Support for WHO Oral Health (ORH) in their ongoing pursuit of an implementation agenda towards reducing the burden of oral disease and promotion of oral health through primary prevention.  
  2. Assist WHO Oral Health (ORH) to implement the WHO Global Strategy for the prevention and control of all NCDs with particular attention to the common risk factor approach and adoption of upstream strategies to influence policy and to address the social determinants of health.  
  3. Assist WHO Oral Health (ORH) to initiate epidemiological studies, identify research gaps, adopt an evidence based approach and promote standardisation of data collection for dental and oral diseases including craniofacial anomalies, to provide accurate information to the WHO Global Oral Health database. 
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Subjects:
  1. Genetics & hereditary diseases 
  2. Research policy & development 
  3. Health Technology (including laboratory services; but excluding blood safety) 
Types of activity:
  1. Development and application of appropriate technology 
  2. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  3. Training and education 
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.
  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.
  Ower: 3.3 - Improvements made in Member States’ capacity to collect, analyse, disseminate and use data on the magnitude, causes and consequences of chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and neurological disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
Responsible Officer:
  MAKINO Yuka
Phone:
  +41 22 791 5079
Email:
  makinoy@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  GALEA Gauden
Phone:
  +4545336678
Email:
  galeag@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork