Collaborating Centre for the WHO-FIC in Japan Organizational Charter
On September 9, 2011, a consortium of five organizations in Japan was designated as a Collaborating Centre for the WHO-FIC in Japan (“WHO-FIC CC”) by the Regional Director of the WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific. The head of the International Classification and Information Management Office, Policy Planning Division, Statistics and Information Department, Minister’s Secretariat, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (“the Japan ICD Office”) was appointed the Head of the Centre (designation period: September 9, 2011 - September 8, 2015). The following is the organizational charter of the Japan ICD Office and the four organizations (Center for Public Health Informatics, National Institute of Public Health; Cancer Information Services and Surveillance Division, National Cancer Center; Japan Hospital Association and Japan Society of Health Information Management, and Terminology and Classification Committee, Japan Society for Oriental Medicine [The Japan Liaison of Oriental Medicine]).
WHO-FIC Network Annual Meeting
The Japan ICD Office and the four organizations must discuss policies and approaches for the WHO-FIC Network Annual Meeting agendas before the Meeting.
The Head of the Centre must decide participants for the WHO-FIC Network Annual Meeting each year.
Each year, the Japan ICD Office and the four organizations must submit a report outlining their activities related to the WHO-FIC and their results. These reports are to be compiled into one report by the Japan ICD Office as the “WHO-FIC Collaborating Centre Annual Report” and submitted to the WHO-FIC Network at the Annual Meeting.
The WHO flag should be stored/managed by the Japan ICD Office and will be displayed at meetings only when the Head of the Centre has deemed it necessary.
The Head of the Centre must create a website for the WHO-FIC CC and disclose its activities to the public.
High-priority Deliberation Items
The Head of the Centre, when deemed necessary, must prioritize the order of items to be deliberated on.
Decisions on other items related to WHO-FIC CC activities not stipulated in this organizational charter shall be made by the Head of the Centre.