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Ref.No. [Initiator]
USA-355 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Injuries, Violence and Accident Prevention

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Adnan Hyder
 




Institution:
  International Health Department
  Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
Address:
  615 North Wolfe Street, Suite E-8132
  21205
  Maryland
Town:
  Baltimore
Country:
  USA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  410-955-3928
Fax:
  410-614-1419
Date of Designation:
  01/Oct/2010
Last Redesignation:
  01/Oct/2014
Expiry:
  01/Oct/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. Assist PAHO and WHO to prevent and reduce disease, disability and premature death from violence and injuries 
  2. Assist PAHO and WHO in training and capacity development for injury and violence prevention 
  3. Assist PAHO and WHO in setting priorities for research in injury prevention for the Americas and globally 
  4. Together with WHO/PAHO monitor road safety programs in selected countries under the Bloomberg Philanthropies Global Road Safety Program 
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Subjects:
  1. Injuries; violence & accident prevention 
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Types of activity:
  1. Evaluation  
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 3.1 - Advocacy and support provided to increase political, financial and technical commitment in Member States in order to tackle chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and behavioural disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
  Ower: 3.2 - Guidance and support provided to Member States for the development and implementation of policies, strategies and regulations in respect of chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and neurological disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
  Ower: 3.4 - Improved evidence compiled by WHO on the cost-effectiveness of interventions to tackle chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and neurological and substance-use disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
Responsible Officer:
  RODRIGUES Eugenia Maria
Phone:
  1-202-974-3639
Email:
  rodrigem@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  KRUG Etienne G.G.
Phone:
  13535/13480
Email:
  kruge@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork