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Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre on Ageing, Globalization and Urbanization

Director / Head: 
  Dr Ruth Finkelstein
 




Institution:
  Health Policy Division
  New York Academy of Medicine
Address:
  1216 Fifth Avenue
  10029
  NY
Town:
  New York
Country:
  USA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  +1 212 822 7200
Fax:
  + 212 419 3618
Web Site:
  www.nyam.org
Date of Designation:
  18/Feb/2009
Last Redesignation:
  18/Feb/2013
Expiry:
  18/Feb/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. To contribute to WHO's efforts to strengthen and expand the Global Network of Age Friendly Communities  
  2. To work with WHO to engage and equip the business community within “Age Friendly Community” action planning and implementation.  
  3. To assist WHO in the technical support to better plan for the specific issues of older adults in disaster preparedness and planning 
  4. To contribute to WHO's efforts to develop a parsimonious set of indicators to track change in Age Friendly cities. 
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Subjects:
  1. Ageing 
  2. Healthy Cities 
  3. Research policy & development 
Types of activity:
  1. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  2. Coordination of activities carried out by several institutions (e.g. other WHO collaborating centres) 
  3. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 4.8 - Guidelines, approaches, tools, and technical assistance provided to Member States for increased advocacy for consideration of ageing as a public health issue, for the development and implementation of policies and programmes aiming at maintaining maximum functional capacity throughout the life course and for the training of healthcare providers in approaches that ensure healthy ageing.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  SADANA Ritu
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13250
Email:
  sadanar@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  VEGA GARCIA Enrique
Phone:
  1-202-974-3250
Email:
  vegaenri@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork