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Ref.No. [Initiator]
USA-312 [AMRO]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Evidence-Based Chronic Disease Prevention and Control

Director / Head: 
  Prof. Ross BROWNSON
  Prof. William TRUE




Institution:
  Prevention Research Center
  Saint Louis University School of Public Health
Address:
  3545 Lafayette Avenue St. Louis,
  63104
  MO
Town:
  Saint Louis
Country:
  USA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (1-314) 977 8110 / 977 8113
Fax:
  (1-314) 977 3224 / 977 8150
Web Site:
  http://prc.slu.edu
Date of Designation:
  24/Jun/2005
Last Redesignation:
  24/Jun/2005
Date of Discontinuation:
  06/Jul/2009
Terms of Reference:
  1. To conduct collaborative research on the prevention & control of chronic, non-communicable diseases in CARMEN & CINDI countries, with a view to strengthening interventions, as well as monitoring & evaluation initiatives. . 
  2. Design, develop & disseminate appropriate curricula & course didactic materials related to evidence-based public health practice in support of chronic disease prevention & control 
  3. To enhance the capacity of relevant professionals through training in evidence-based public health practice via the vehicles of the CARMEN School & the CINDI Train-the-Trainer Initiative. 
  4. To assist PAHO & WHO in the preparation of technical documents & publications. 
  5. To provide annual reports summarizing the activities undertaken by the center. 
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Subjects:
  1. Cardiovascular diseases 
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Types of activity:
  1. Information dissemination 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
 
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  BARCELO Alberto
Phone:
  1-202-974-3589
Email:
  barceloa@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  MENDIS Shanthi P.B.
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13441
Email:
  mendiss@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork