The McLaughlin Centre is proud to be a designated
Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating
Center for Population Health Risk Assessment. The Centre is designated
for a four year period commencing June 2005 to June 2009. As a
Collaborating Center, the McLaughlin Centre is part of an inter-institutional
collaborative network organized by the WHO at the country, intercountry,
regional, interregional and global levels. The Centre is mandated
to participate in strengthening Canada’s information, services,
and research and training resources in order to continuously develop
national health in addition to contributing to global health development.
The role of a PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center is to promote health
research and development and define the scientific and technical
bases for health programs.
The scientific director for the Center
is Dr. Daniel Krewski.