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Ref.No. [Initiator]
USA-405 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Colaborating Center in Aging and Health

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Rebeca Wong
 




Institution:
  Sealy Center on Aging
  University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB)
Address:
  301 University Boulevard Route
  77555-0177
  Texas
Town:
  Galveston
Country:
  USA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  14092669661
Fax:
  14097721942
Date of Designation:
  30/Jun/2014
Last Redesignation:
  30/Jun/2018
Expiry:
  30/Jun/2022
Terms of Reference:
  1. Collaborate with PAHO/WHO in identifying countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to jointly pursue opportunities for clinical and scientific research training with focus on health of older adults. 
  2. Provide training on aging research in coordination with UTMB researchers. 
  3. Cooperate and collaborate with PAHO/WHO on the translation and dissemination of research findings on older adults. 
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Subjects:
  1. Ageing 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Information dissemination 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
  3.2.3 - Evidence base and monitoring and evaluation strengthened, informing policies and actions to address key issues relevant to the health of older people
  4.4.3 - Knowledge management policies, tools, networks and resources developed and used by WHO and countries to strengthen their capacity to generate, share and apply knowledge
  4.4.4 - Policy options, tools and technical support provided to promote and increase research capacity on health and address ethical issues in public health and research
Responsible Officer:
  ALONSO Cristina
Phone:
 
Email:
  alonsoc@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  BEARD John Roland
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3404
Email:
  beardj@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork