Greece

UNESCO Chair in Adolescent Health Care (909), established in 2010 at the University of Athens (Greece)

Fields/Disciplines

Health.

Objectives

The Chair aims to encourage the enhancement of attention to the needs of young adults and to ensure that appropriately trained individuals are available to assist with their future development. The Chair will identify local physicians and health care professionals in the South-East European countries, who will be trained through the Adolescent Center at the University of Athens. Moreover, the Chair is intended to serve as a prototype for development of similar training centres within the collaborating countries and elsewhere.

A co-operation will be set up with the World Health Organization (WHO) within the framework of this UNESCO Chair.

Host Institution

The University of Athens (Greece)

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Education, Natural Sciences

Contact: Prof. A. Doukoudakis, Vice Rector

30 Panepistimiou str., 10679 Athens

Phone: 210 3689766

Fax: 210 3689691

Email: vrec-aca(at)uoa.gr