WHO Collaborating Center for Nutrition and Health participated in the online training course on Noncommunicable Diseases coordinated by WHO European Office
Posted on: 01/12/2022
From left to right: Prof. V. Benetou and Prof. A Naska
The WHO Collaborating Center (CC) for Nutrition and Health at the Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, participated in the online training course «Training Course on Noncommunicable Diseases 2022– Surveillance, Implementation and Evaluation» coordinated by the WHO European Office for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases (NCD Office). The course is developed for early and mid-career professionals in the field of NCDs, and consists of 15 modules implemented online from 6/10/22 until 2/3/2023. Instructors come from various WHO CCs and partner organizations around the world. Our Department was represented by Prof. V. Benetou and Prof. A. Naska, both deputy Directors of the WHO CC. Prof. Benetou participated in the Module «Breastfeeding and NCD risk later in life» and Prof. Naska in the module “Four by Four: Examining the main four risk factors for the most prevalent NCDs». This training program was developed with the aim to build networks for knowledge exchange and stronger collaborations between WHO CCs and it is planned to take place annually.