Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Development
Director / Head:
Professor Daly John
Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Health
University of Technology, Sydney (UTS)
235 Jones St
+61 2 9514 4877
(61 2) 9514 5049
Date of Designation:
Terms of Reference:
- Facilitating networking, collaboration and communication among Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officers in South Pacific as well as for the Global Network of WHO CC for Nursing and Midwifery Development.
- Capacity building to strengthen health systems and human resources for health to respond to priority health challenges
- Contributing to strengthening health workforce regulation and education toward improving quality of services.
- Strengthening the capacity of the maternal health workforce through improved midwifery education and practice to improve maternal and child health services.
Types of activity:
- Training and education
4.2.2 - Countries enabled to plan and implement strategies that are in line with WHO’s global strategy on human resources for health and the WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel
Ower: 10.9 - Technical support provided to Member States, with a focus on those facing severe health-workforce difficulties in order to improve the production, distribution, skill mix and retention of the health workforce.
Ower: 8.4 - Guidance, tools and initiatives created in order to support the health sector in influencing policies in other sectors to allow policies that improve health, the environment and safety to be identified and adopted.
NKOWANE Annette Mwansa
+41 22 791 4314
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
Link to eWork