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Ref.No. [Initiator]
USA-379 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Promoting Family and Child Health

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Berman Stephen
  Michelle Shriver




Institution:
  Center for Global Health
  University of Colorado School of Public Health
Address:
  13199 E Montview Blvd, Suite 310
  80045
  CO
Town:
  Aurora
Country:
  USA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  3037249771
Fax:
  3037246286
Date of Designation:
  24/Apr/2012
Last Redesignation:
  24/Apr/2016
Expiry:
  24/Apr/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. TOR 1: To work with WHO and PAHO to assist countries in reducing health inequity and excessive morbidity and mortality for maternal, infant, child and adolescent populations.  
  2. TOR 2: To assist WHO/PAHO in accelerating vaccine research and implementation to reduce inequity in infant and maternal morbidity and mortality among resource-limited populations. 
  3. TOR 3: To work with WHO/PAHO to assist vulnerable communities and countries to become better trained in disaster preparedness in ways that will address the needs of children using the Pediatrics in Disasters training materials. 
  4. TOR 4: To assist WHO/PAHO in developing, introducing and assessing mobile technologies that will enhance maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health.  
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Subjects:
  1. Child & maternal health 
  2. Health promotion & education 
  3. Emergency & humanitarian action 
Types of activity:
  1. Evaluation  
  2. Research 
  3. Others 
WHO Outputs:
  3.1.2 - Countries’ capacity strengthened to expand high-quality interventions to improve child health and early child development and end preventable child deaths, including from pneumonia and diarrhoea
  3.4.2 - Effective guidance to countries to mainstream social determinants of health in all WHO programmes
  5.1.2 - WHO has the capacity to provide evidence-based and timely policy guidance, risk assessment, information management and communications for all acute public health emergencies
Responsible Officer:
  DURAN Adrian Pablo
Phone:
  +598 41029
Email:
  duranpa@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  BAHL Rajiv
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3766
Email:
  bahlr@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork