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Ref.No. [Initiator]
UNK-177 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Cancer/Precancer

Director / Head: 
  Professor Saman Warnakulasuriya
 




Institution:
  Dental Institute at Guy's, King's and St Thomas' Hospitals, Department of Oral Medicine
  King's College London, University of London
Address:
  King's College London, Faculty of Dentistry (Floor 18), Guy's Hospital Great Maze Pond
  SE1 9RT
  London
Town:
  London
Country:
  UK
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (44-203) 299 2430
Fax:
  (44-203) 299 3624
Web Site:
  http://www.kcl.ac.uk/
Date of Designation:
  27/Apr/1995
Last Redesignation:
  04/Jun/2021
Expiry:
  04/Jun/2025
Terms of Reference:
  1. To support WHO in providing training courses for oral health professionals for the early detection of oral cancer and management of oral potentially malignant disorders. 
  2. To support WHO in preparing a technical guidance document on the reduction of delays in diagnosis of oral cancer. 
  3. To support WHO in contributing to the development of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) Handbook 19+ on prevention of oral cancer. 
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Subjects:
  1. Oral health 
  2. Cancer 
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Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Coordination of activities carried out by several institutions (e.g. other WHO collaborating centres) 
  3. Collection and collation of information 
WHO Outputs:
  1.1.1 - Countries enabled to provide high-quality, people-centred health services, based on primary health care strategies and comprehensive essential service packages
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  VARENNE Benoit
Phone:
  +41 22 791 4013
Email:
  varenneb@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  CORBEX Marilys Anne
Phone:
  +4545336908
Email:
  corbexm@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork