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Ref.No. [Initiator]
USA-330 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre in Ethics and Global Health Policy

Director / Head: 
  Prof. Kenneth W. Goodman
 




Institution:
  Ethics Programs
  University of Miami
Address:
  1400 NW 10th Ave.Suite 916 (M-825)
  33136
  Florida
Town:
  Miami
Country:
  USA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  +1 (305) 243 5723
Fax:
  +1 (305) 243 6416
Web Site:
  www.miami.edu/ethics
Date of Designation:
  25/Mar/2008
Last Redesignation:
  26/Mar/2016
Expiry:
  26/Mar/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. To collaborate with WHO in the advancement of international understanding of ethical and policy issues arising from research, development and clinical use of information and communication technologies. 
  2. To collaborate with WHO in projects related to long-standing and emergent challenges in the field of public health ethics.  
  3. Under WHO’s guidance, to develop networking capacities with other collaborating centers, institutional partners, and experts 
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Subjects:
  1. Ethics 
  2. Informatics and Telemedicine 
  3. Research policy & development 
Types of activity:
  1. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  2. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  3. Information dissemination 
WHO Outputs:
  4.4.4 - Policy options, tools and technical support provided to promote research for health and address ethical issues in public health and research
  4.4.2 - Countries enabled to plan, develop and implement an eHealth strategy
 
Responsible Officer:
  REIS Andreas Alois
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3932
Email:
  reisa@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  SAENZ BRESCIANI Carla
Phone:
  +1 43263
Email:
  saenzcar@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork