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 12/Mar/2014 the Centre for Biomedical Ethics, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, has been designated as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Bioethics. More information

On 10/Mar/2014, the Clinical Health Promotion Centre, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark, has been designated as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Evidence-based Health promotion in Hospitals and Health Services. More information

On 04/Mar/2014, the Radiation Protection Division, Federal Office of Public Health, Bern, Switzerland has been designated as a WHO Collaborating Center for Radiation Protection and Public Health. More information