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Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Diabetes Education, Translation and Computer Technology

Director / Head: 
  Dr Roger Mazze
 




Institution:
 
  International Diabetes Center
Address:
  3800 Park Nicollet Blvd - MN 55416
  55416
  Minneapolis
Town:
  Minneapolis
Country:
  USA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (1-952) 993 1927
Fax:
  (1-952) 993 1302
Date of Designation:
  13/Aug/1985
Last Redesignation:
  07/Jan/2011
Expiry:
  07/Jan/2015
Terms of Reference:
  1. To provide in-depth training programs for health care professionals in developing countries & to assist WHO in diabetes management by exploring improved methods for the introduction of new, evidence-based approaches to patient care and education. 
  2. To develop programs for diabetes educator professionals to provide quality local patient education programs & assist WHO in organizing training courses in diabetes education & management. 
  3. To evaluate, develop, test and disseminate new computer technologies for communications, education and glucose monitoring for specific use in developing countries 
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Subjects:
  1. Diabetes 
  2. Health Technology (including laboratory services; but excluding blood safety) 
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Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Development and application of appropriate technology 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 3.6 - Guidance and support provided to Member States to improve the ability of their health and social systems to prevent and manage chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and behavioural disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  ROGLIC Gojka
Phone:
  +41 22 79 14306
Email:
  roglicg@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  BARCELO Alberto
Phone:
  1-202-974-3589
Email:
  barceloa@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork