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Ref.No. [Initiator]
USA-294 [AMRO]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre to Promote Health through Schools and Communities

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Aldinger Carmen
 




Institution:
  Health & Human Development Programs (HHD)
  Education Development Center (EDC)
Address:
  55 Chapel Street
  02458-1060
  MA
Town:
  Newton
Country:
  USA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (1-617) 618 2362
Fax:
  (1-617) 527 4096
Date of Designation:
  17/Nov/1998
Last Redesignation:
  04/May/2009
Date of Discontinuation:
  20/May/2013
Terms of Reference:
  1. Build organizational capacity Strengthen the programmatic & operational capacity of national, local, & other implementing agencies to implement policies and programs that improve healthy human development through schools & communities 
  2. Develop curricula and materials, including e-learning Develop health-related, evidence-based, culturally appropriate curricula, training materials, interventions, assessment and evaluation tools for policy makers and practitioners in schools and communities to improve prevention and intervention for healthy human development. 
  3. Synthesize, conduct research, monitoring and evaluation Synthesize information in to share and disseminate current research & ideas in the field of health promotion through schools & communities. Conduct research to inform design of materials and interventions Develop indicators and conduct monitoring and evaluation of the reach, impact and effectiveness of health promotion programs and services 
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Subjects:
  1. Health promotion & education 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Information dissemination 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 8.2 - Technical support and guidance provided to Member States for the implementation of primary prevention interventions that reduce environmental hazards to health, enhance safety and promote public health, including in specific settings (e.g. workplaces, homes or urban settings) and among vulnerable population groups (e.g. children).
  Ower: 6.1 - Advice and support provided to Member States to build their capacity for health promotion across all relevant programmes, and to establish effective multisectoral and multidisciplinary collaborations for promoting health and preventing or reducing major risk factors.
 
Responsible Officer:
  CONTRERAS Alfonso
Phone:
  1-202-974-3116
Email:
  contrera@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  TANG Kwok-Cho
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13299
Email:
  tangkc@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork