Technical meeting: Using health data for policy development in the area of prevention and control of noncommunicable disease

10 March 2015 Tel Aviv, Israel

The Clalit Research Institute was recently designated as a WHO Collaborating Centre on Research, Prevention and Control of noncommunicable disease (NCDs). On 10 March 2015 the Centre will hold a technical meeting regarding the opportunities and barriers for using health data for policy development in the area of NCD prevention and control.

Experts in the area of data-driven health monitoring will discuss country support and future activities regarding the potential for broad application of innovative data-driven methodologies as a means to address the challenges and complexities of tackling NCDs.

This technical meeting will also include the inauguration ceremony of the Clalit Research Institute as the new WHO Collaborating Centre for NCD Research, Prevention and Control