Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics

WHO Collaborating Centre

The Centre for Population Health Sciences is a WHO Collaborating Centre (WHOCC) on Population Health Research and Training.

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As such, we aim to

  • assist WHO in the development and appropriate application of research priority setting methodology
  • assist WHO in the development and appropriate application of methodology and tools to assess impact of health interventions
  • assist WHO in the development of estimates of health burden and disease epidemiology
  • assist WHO in the design and conduct and evaluation of research studies relating to child health
  • assist WHO in the training of young scientists from low- and middle-income countries in child health epidemiology and in research priority setting and equity assessment of intervention strategies

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The WHOCC on Population Health Research and Training