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SOA-5 [AFRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Health

Director / Head: 
  Prof Sudeshni Naidoo
  Prof Neil Myburgh




Institution:
  Department of Oral Health
  University of Western Cape
Address:
  Francie van Zyl Drive
  7505
  Western Cape Province
Town:
  Cape Town
Country:
  SOUTH AFRICA
Region:
  AFRO
Phone:
  (27) 21 937 3000
Fax:
  (27) 21 931 2287
Web Site:
  www.uwc.ac.za
Date of Designation:
  01/Nov/1994
Last Redesignation:
  03/Feb/2021
Expiry:
  03/Feb/2025
Terms of Reference:
  1. To support WHO in providing technical assistance to build capacity for oral health promotion, oral disease prevention and control. 
  2. To inform WHO’s work towards strengthening health system capacity through availability and distribution of affordable essential medical consumables. 
  3. To support WHO monitoring and evaluation of the Regional Oral Health Strategy 2016-2025. 
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Subjects:
  1. Oral health 
  2. Health systems research & development 
  3. Informatics and Telemedicine 
Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
  1.1.2 - Countries enabled to strengthen their health systems to deliver on condition- and disease-specific service coverage results
  4.1.3 - Countries enabled to strengthen research capacity and systems, conduct and use research on public health priorities and scale effective innovations sustainably
 
Responsible Officer:
  MAKINO Yuka
Phone:
  39329
Email:
  makinoy@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  VARENNE Benoit
Phone:
  +41 22 791 4013
Email:
  varenneb@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork