Contribution to WHO as a Collaborating Centre

NRCD was designated as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation in May,1995. According to Terms of Reference, NRCD implements following activities.

  • Disseminate WHO’s policy and documents on disability and rehabilitation
  • Collaborate with other collaborating centres in Western Pacific region
  • R&D on disability prevention and rehabilitation
  • Publish and distribute rehabilitation manuals for Asia and Pacific countries
  • PHOTO:Rehabilitation Manuals
    Rehabilitation Manuals

  • Participate in WHO meetings and exchange information
  • Organize international seminars
  • PHOTO:Discussion at international seminar in February 2017 on“Development and Challenges on Rehabilitation and Tasks in Countries of the Western Pacific Region”
    Discussion at international seminar in February 2017
    on“Development and Challenges on Rehabilitation and Tasks in Countries of the Western Pacific Region”


  • Report annual activities to WHO
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