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UNK-246 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre on Population Health Research and Training

Director / Head: 
  Dr Harry Campbell
  Dr Igor Rudan




Institution:
  Centre for Population Health Sciences
  University of Edinburgh
Address:
  Teviot Place
  EH8 9AG
  Scotland
Town:
  Edinburgh
Country:
  UK
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +44 131 650 6984
Fax:
  +44 131 650 6909
Web Site:
 
Date of Designation:
  26/Aug/2013
Last Redesignation:
  26/Aug/2017
Expiry:
  26/Aug/2021
Terms of Reference:
  1. • To assist WHO in the development and appropriate application of priority setting methods for health research and health interventions prioritisation  
  2. • To assist WHO in the development of estimates of health burden and disease epidemiology, particularly respiratory diseases, and to apply this in evaluation studies 
  3. • To assist WHO in developing biobanks in low-resource settings 
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Subjects:
  1. Child & maternal health 
  2. Infection control 
  3. Research policy & development 
Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Providing technical advice to WHO 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 4.2 - National research capacity strengthened as necessary and new evidence, products, technologies, interventions and delivery approaches of global and/or national relevance available to improve maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health, to promote active and healthy ageing, and to improve sexual and reproductive health.
  Ower: 4.4 - Guidelines, approaches and tools for improving neonatal survival and health applied at country level, with technical support provided to Member States for intensified action towards universal coverage, effective interventions and monitoring of progress.
  Ower: 4.5 - Guidelines, approaches and tools for improving child health and development applied at the country level, with technical support provided to Member States for intensified action towards universal coverage of the population with effective interventions and for monitoring progress, taking into consideration international and human-rights norms and standards, notably those stipulated in the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Responsible Officer:
  ASHORN Per Allan Ilmari
Phone:
 
Email:
  ashornp@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  WEBER Martin Willi
Phone:
 
Email:
  weberm@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork