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Ref.No. [Initiator]
UNK-256 [Headquarters]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Self-Care

Director / Head: 
  Dr Carl Heneghan
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Institution:
  Department of Primary Care Health Sciences
  University of Oxford
Address:
  Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road
  OX2 6GG
 
Town:
  Oxford
Country:
  UK
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +44 (0)1865 289294
Fax:
 
Web Site:
 
Date of Designation:
  28/Mar/2014
Last Redesignation:
  28/Mar/2014
Date of Discontinuation:
 
Terms of Reference:
  1. Under WHOs coordination set up a network of research centres in LMIC to promote implementation research, guided by the WHOs prioritized NCD research agenda recommendations. 
  2. Assist WHO in the development and update of guidelines for self-care in NCDs.  
  3. To contribute to the work related to the development of the second Global Status Report of noncommunicable diseases as requested by WHO .  
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Subjects:
  1. Cardiovascular diseases 
  2. Cancer 
  3. Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Coordination of activities carried out by several institutions (e.g. other WHO collaborating centres) 
  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.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  VARGHESE Cherian V.
Phone:
 
Email:
  varghesec@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  FARRINGTON Jill Louise
Phone:
 
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork