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WHO Centre for Health Development

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WHO Centre for Health Development
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Postal Address: World Health Organization Centre for Health Development 1-5-1 Wakinohama-Kaigandori Chuo-ku, Kobe 651-0073 Japan
Phone number: (+81) 78-230-3100
Website: http://www.who.int/kobe_centre/en/
Organisation Type: Other
Organisation summary: he WHO Centre for Health Development (also known as the "WHO Kobe Centre – WKC") conducts research on the consequences of social, economic, and environmental change and its implications for health policies. The research focus is on urban settings and includes programmes on urban health metrics; urban health governance; emergency preparedness and urban health. The Centre, established in 1995, supports technical cooperation, capacity building and the exchange of information on science and best practices with a focus on urbanization as a key driver of health outcomes.

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Health issues, determinants and measures: Population , Lifestyle indicators , Social determinants , Economics, finance and industry , Environment , Health care resources , Health care utilization and expenditure , Health policy , Health Security ,
Study type / scale / state of progress / setting: Urban ,