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Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Pain Policy and Palliative Care

Director / Head: 
  Dr James F Cleary
 




Institution:
  Pain & Policy Studies Group, Carbone Cancer Center
  University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Address:
  1300 University Ave, Suite 6152
  WI 53706
  Wisconsin
Town:
  Madison
Country:
  USA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (1-608) 263 7662
Fax:
  (1-608) 263 0259
Date of Designation:
  01/Nov/1987
Last Redesignation:
  20/Sep/2014
Expiry:
  20/Sep/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. Collaborate jointly and give technical assistance to units of the WHO (including Noncommunicable diseases and the Essential Medicines and Health Products Programmes) to promote palliative care and opioid availability, consistent with WHA Palliative Care Resolution 67.19 
  2. To provide technical assistance, consistent with WHA Palliative care Resolution 67.19 to national Governments, NGOs and individuals.  
  3. Develop methods to monitor and study national and international trends and policies related to the medical use of opioid medications, as well as methods to monitor trends on abuse and diversion of prescription opioids. 
  4. Work with Surveillance and Population-based Prevention Unit of the Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases Department at WHO.  
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Subjects:
  1. Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
  2. Cancer 
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Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
  2. Evaluation  
  3. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
WHO Outputs:
  2.1.1 - Development of national multisectoral policies and plans for implementing interventions to prevent and control noncommunicable diseases facilitated
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  LORING Belinda
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3360
Email:
  loringb@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  LUCIANI Silvana
Phone:
  1-202-974-3572
Email:
  lucianis@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork