WHO Collaborating Centre

Project Details

WHO Collaborating Centre on Implementation Research for Prevention and Control of NCDs

The core aims of the center, which is based within the NCDU are; to support WHO training & capacity building efforts on improving national research capacity for NCD prevention and control with focus on implementation research, to collaborate with WHO on the collection, collation and dissemination of information on evidence-based interventions and national multi-sectoral action plans, in particular assessment of national research activities for NCD prevention and control, and to support implementation and evaluation of policies, plans and programs for NCD prevention and control with focus on systematic monitoring implementation of national NCD plans and program. The main activities of the collaborating center include organizing international workshops on strengthening the national capacity for NCD research; conducting assessment of national capacity for NCD research; and monitoring the implementation of national multi-sectoral NCD programs.


Professor Brian Oldenburg - Head
Dr Tilahun Haregu
Dr Kishori Mahat

Research Group

Non Communicable Disease Unit

School Research Themes

Prevention and management of non-communicable diseases (including cancer), and promotion of mental health

Key Contact

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Department / Centre

Nossal Institute for Global Health

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