WHO Collaborating Centre

Project Details

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

Brian Oldenburg is a Professor of Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) Control located in the Nossal Institute for Global Health in the School of Population and Global Health at University of Melbourne and Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre of Implementation Research for Prevention and Control of NCDs.

The core aims of the centre include supporting WHO training and capacity building efforts to improve national research for NCD prevention and control with a special focus on implementation research.  The centre also aims 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.  In addition, this WHO Collaborating Centre supports implementation and evaluation of policies, plans and programs for NCD prevention and control with a focus on systematic monitoring implementation of national NCD plans and program.

The main activities of the collaborating centre include organising 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 Oldenburg is talking about some of the work of the WHO Collaborating Centre on Implementation Research for Prevention and Control of NCDs which he is Director for: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lokzCxfWQ0

Researchers

Professor Brian Oldenburg - Head
Dr Tilahun Haregu

Collaborators

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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