Collaborating centres

WHO collaborating centres database

The WHO collaborating centres database has the updated list of all the WHO collaborating centres, and is accessible through the internet to the general public.

It is the official source of information on WHO collaborating centres. For each entry, it shows the following information:

  • reference number
  • initiator of the designation
  • title
  • name of the head of the WHO CC
  • name and contact details of the institution
  • date of original designation, date of last redesignation (if any) and date of expiry
  • Terms of reference
  • types of activity
  • reference to WHO's Outputs
  • name and contact information for the responsible officer and technical counterpart


On 1/Jun/2017, the National Research Center for Audiology and Hearing Rehabilitation, Moscow, Russian Federation has been designated as a WHO collaborating centre for ear and hearing care. More information

On 1/Jun/2017, the Department for Evidence Based Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University for Continuing Education Krems – Danube University Krems, Krems an der Donau, Austria has been designated as a WHO Collaborating Center for evidence-based medicine. More information

On 12/Jun/2017, the Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Prevention Institute (EBPI), University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, has been designated as a WHO Collaborating Centre on Physical Activity for Health. More information