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Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre to Advance the Policy on Research for Health

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Carol Baldwin
  Dr. David W. Coon




Institution:
  Center for World Health, College of Nursing & Health Innovation
  Arizona State University
Address:
  College of Nursing & Health Innovation (Center for World Health) of Arizona State University 500 N. 3rd St.
  85004-0698
  AZ
Town:
  Phoenix
Country:
  USA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  +1 (602) 496-0763
Fax:
 
Date of Designation:
  18/Feb/2016
Last Redesignation:
  18/Feb/2016
Expiry:
  18/Feb/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. Collaborate with PAHO/WHO to advance the Policy on Research for Health (CD49/10) with activities such as consultations and development of policies, strategies, partnerships, and standards on emerging issues. 
  2. Interface with PAHO/WHO’s knowledge translation platforms to advance knowledge translation and integration of research evidence with policy, prevention and health care. Similarly, seek to link regional and global policies and agendas to relevant research proposals. 
  3. In collaboration with PAHO/WHO, contribute towards the assessment, monitoring and evaluation of research, as well as promotion and prevention programs, such as public health preparedness, health equality and literacy, and chronic NCDs associated with lifestyle as an essential public health function to build capacity and sustainability.  
  4. Become a model institution in implementing the Policy on Research for Health and, at PAHO/WHO’s request, jointly organize volunteer and internship programs.  
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Subjects:
  1. Research policy & development 
  2. Health systems research & development 
  3. Health promotion & education 
Types of activity:
  1. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  2. Information dissemination 
  3. Providing technical advise to WHO 
WHO Outputs:
  4.4.4 - Policy options, tools and support provided to define and promote research priorities, and to address priority ethical issues related to public health and to research for health
  4.4.3 - Knowledge management policies, tools, networks, assets and resources developed and fully utilized by WHO and countries to strengthen their capacity to generate, share and apply knowledge
  4.1.1 - Advocacy and policy dialogue to support countries to develop comprehensive national health policies, strategies and plans
Responsible Officer:
  CUERVO AMORE Luis Gabriel
Phone:
  +1 43135
Email:
  cuervolu@who.int

You can also contact:
  1. VIERGEVER Roderik 
  2. ADAM Taghreed 
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Technical Counterpart:
  ADAM Taghreed
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3487
Email:
  adamt@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork