Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Center in the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness Strategy
Director / Head:
Dr. Arnoldo Grosman
Dr. Jorge Urman
Maternal and Child Health Department
Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires
54 11 4771 3034
54 11 4771 3034 Op.2
Date of Designation:
Terms of Reference:
- To work with WHO to improve health worker´s training in general competencies and specific skills in the context of Maternal Child Health Care with emphasis in IMCI strategy.
- Collaborate with WHO in the design, edition and implementation of pediatric and neonatal guidelines based on evidence from research on common childhood illness.
- To collaborate in the screening, supervision and assessment of Neonatal evidence-based interventions related to the IMCI strategy in health care centers with different countries.
- To work with WHO to assist countries to build capacity in: disasters preparedness using the AAP- Pediatrics in Disasters training materials; child development in the context of IMCI and ETAT- Emergency, Triage, Assessment and Treatment for doctors, nurses and other community and health facility workers.
- Child & maternal health
- Human resources for health (excluding Nursing)
- Research policy & development
Types of activity:
- Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level
- Training and education
Ower: 4.1 - Support provided to Member States to formulate a comprehensive policy, plan and strategy for scaling up towards universal access to effective interventions in collaboration with other programmes, paying attention to reducing gender inequality and health inequities, providing a continuum of care throughout the life course, integrating service delivery across different levels of the health system and strengthening coordination with civil society and the private sector.
Ower: 4.4 - Guidelines, approaches and tools for improving neonatal survival and health applied at country level, with technical support provided to Member States for intensified action towards universal coverage, effective interventions and monitoring of progress.
Ower: 4.5 - Guidelines, approaches and tools for improving child health and development applied at the country level, with technical support provided to Member States for intensified action towards universal coverage of the population with effective interventions and for monitoring progress, taking into consideration international and human-rights norms and standards, notably those stipulated in the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
DURAN Adrian Pablo
+41 22 791 3766
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
Link to eWork