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Ref.No. [Initiator]
CAN-98 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre on Nutrition Changes and Development

Director / Head: 
  Dr Malek Batal
 




Institution:
  Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine
  Université de Montréal
Address:
  PO Box 6128, Downtown Station, Montreal, Qc, Canada H3C 3J7
  H3C 3J7
  QC
Town:
  Montreal
Country:
  CANADA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  1 514 343-6111 ext 35177
Fax:
 
Date of Designation:
  25/Jan/2019
Last Redesignation:
  25/Jan/2023
Expiry:
  25/Jan/2027
Terms of Reference:
  1. At PAHO/WHO’s request the proposed institution will support the Organization’s efforts to improve Member States’ understanding of the role that food systems and nutrition transition have on the prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), and thus devise effective solutions. 
  2. Under PAHO/WHO’s guidance the proposed institution will support the Organization in the training of health professionals on nutrition as it relates to the prevention of obesity and non-communicable diseases. 
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Subjects:
  1. Nutrition 
  2. Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Evaluation  
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
  3.1.2 - Countries enabled to strengthen equitable access to safe, healthy and sustainably produced foods through a One Health approach
  3.2.1 - Countries enabled to address risk factors through multisectoral actions
  3.2.2 - Countries enabled to reinforce partnerships across sectors, as well as governance mechanisms, laws and fiscal measures
Responsible Officer:
  DA SILVA GOMES Fabio
Phone:
 
Email:
  dasilvfab@paho.org

Technical Counterpart:
  DE REGIL Luz
Phone:
  15438
Email:
  deregillu@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork