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World Health Organization : Year 1997 ; Nutrition, No. 97.6: Nutrition World Health Organization Collaborating Centres

By Audrey Naylor, Dr.

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Title: World Health Organization : Year 1997 ; Nutrition, No. 97.6: Nutrition World Health Organization Collaborating Centres  
Author: Audrey Naylor, Dr.
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
Collections: Medical Library Collection, World Health Collection
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Dr, A. N. (n.d.). World Health Organization : Year 1997 ; Nutrition, No. 97.6. Retrieved from http://www.worldjournals.org/


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I INTRODUCTION Collaborating centres are national institutions that have been designated by the Director- General to form part of an inter-institutional collaborative network set up by WHO and which cooperate with WHO programmes at national, regional and global levels. They play an important role in the development of WHO'S programmes, in patticular, its research and training component. The functions of WHO collaborating centres in nutrition include the following: . Promotion of WHO'S policies, particularly health for all with respect to nutrition. collection, collation and dissemination of information on nutrition; Standardization of terminology and nomenclature, technology, diagnostic, therapeutic and prophylactic substances, and methods and procedures in nutrition; Development and application of appropriate technology for nutrition; Training, including research training, in nutrition; Participation in collaborative nutrition research developed under the Organization's supervision, including planning, execution, monitoring and evaluation of research, and promotion of the application of results; Coordination of activities carried out by several institutions in nutrition Over the last decade, WHO has designated numerous collaborating centres in nutrition, which are part of' a large network covering 5 of the Organization's 6 geographical regions (see map). Given their functions, collaborating centres are primarily regional in character, although a few enjoy collaborating status with the global Programme of Nutrition for particular components of their joint programme of work. This mainly concerns activities implemented outside the region in which a centre is located.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS I . Introduction ........................................I 2 . WHO Collaborating Centres in Nutrition .................5 Argentina . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Brazil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Cuba . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Denmark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Egypt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 France . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Greece . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 India .............................................. . 12 Indonesia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Iran (Islamic Republic of) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Italy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Kazakstan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Netherlands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Norway . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Peru . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Poland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Sweden . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Thailand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 United Republic ofT anzania . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 United States of America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

 
 


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