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JPN-75 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Translation of Oral Health Science

Director / Head: 
  Dr Hiroshi OGAWA
  Hiroshi OGAWA




Institution:
  Department of Oral Health Science, Division of Preventive Dentistry
  Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences
Address:
  2-5274 Gakkocho-dori, Chuo-ku
  9518514
 
Town:
  Niigata
Country:
  JAPAN
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (81-25) 227 2857
Fax:
  (81-25) 227 0807
Date of Designation:
  08/Feb/2007
Last Redesignation:
  16/Feb/2023
Expiry:
  16/Feb/2027
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1. To inform WHO’s work towards reviewing and updating oral health guidance materials for healthy ageing based on the life-course approach 
  2. 2. To support WHO in accelerating implementation of the phasing down in use of dental amalgam under the Minamata Convention on mercury 
  3. 3. To assist WHO in strengthening the implementation of the Global oral health action plan (2022-2030)  
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Subjects:
  1. Oral health 
  2. Ageing 
  3. Environmental health and hazards other than those specifically mentioned 
Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
  2. Research 
  3. Training and education 
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
  1.2.1 - Countries enabled to develop and implement equitable health financing strategies and reforms to sustain progress towards universal health coverage
  3.3.2 - Countries supported to create an enabling environment for healthy settings
Responsible Officer:
  VARENNE Benoit
Phone:
  +41 22 791 4013
Email:
  varenneb@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  OKAYASU Hiromasa
Phone:
  +63 2 8528 8001
Email:
  okayasuhi@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork