Nutrition

Collaborating Centres

United Kingdom (3 centres)

Collaborating Centre 1

Name of Centre:

WHO Collaborating Centre for Nutrition

Head of Centre:

Dr Francesco Cappuccio

Email:

F.P.Cappuccio@warwick.ac.uk

Institution and address:

Division of Mental Health & Wellbeing
Warwick Medical School
Room B027, Gibbet Hill Road
CV4 7AL
Coventr
United Kingdom

Phone number:

+44 24 7657 3192 or 3218

Fax number:

+44 24 7696 6271

Region:

EURO

Date of designation:

18 September 2014

Last redesignation:

18 September 2014

Expiry:

18 September 2018

Terms of reference:

  • To support WHO Office for Europe as well as the other Offices globally in providing technical assistance to Member States in implementing salt monitoring mechanisms in view of the GMF and the salt target.
  • To provide WHO with research evidence in relationship with quantitative monitoring of urinary sodium output and other methods and on the impact of salt reduction policies.
  • To advice WHO towards the development, implementation and monitoring of national programmes aiming at a reduction in salt intake and to achieve ideal iodine status.
  • To assist WHO in capacity building on salt reduction strategies and methods.

Subjects:

  • Nutrition
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned

Types of activity:

  • Collection and collation of information
  • Research
  • Providing technical advise to WHO

Responsible officer:

Dr Joao Joaquim Rodrigues da Silva Breda

Email:
rodriguesdasilvabred@who.int

Technical counterpart:

Dr Francesco Branca


Email:
brancaf@who.int