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Ref.No. [Initiator]
UNK-300 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Health Inequalities and Public Health

Director / Head: 
  Professor Richard Watt
 




Institution:
  Dental Public Health Group, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
  University College London (UCL)
Address:
  1-19 Torrington Place
  WC1E6BT
 
Town:
  London
Country:
  UK
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +44 (0)20 7679 1996
Fax:
 
Date of Designation:
  30/Apr/2019
Last Redesignation:
  30/Apr/2023
Expiry:
  30/Apr/2027
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1. To support WHO in strengthening the implementation of the Global Oral Health Strategy and Global Oral Health Action Plan (2022-2030)  
  2. 2. To assist WHO in reviewing and updating oral health epidemiological monitoring and surveillance systems used in national oral health and associated NCD surveys. 
  3. 3. To support WHO in strengthening the capacity of oral health personnel in health advocacy, policy development and evaluation.  
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Subjects:
  1. Oral health 
  2. Social Determinants of health 
  3. Health equity 
Types of activity:
  1. Providing technical advice to WHO 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
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WHO Outputs:
  1.1.2 - Countries enabled to strengthen their health systems to deliver on condition- and disease-specific service coverage results
  1.1.3 - Countries enabled to strengthen their health systems to address population-specific health needs and barriers to equity across the life course
  1.1.5 - Countries enabled to strengthen their health and care workforce
Responsible Officer:
  VARENNE Benoit
Phone:
  +41 22 791 4013
Email:
  varenneb@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  FARRINGTON Jill Louise
Phone:
  +4545336649
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork