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AUS-98 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Education and Research Capacity Building

Director / Head: 
  Associate Professor Lee Stewart
  Dr Karen Yates




Institution:
  School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition
  James Cook University Australia
Address:
  PO Box 6811
  4870
  Queensland, Australia
Town:
  Cairns
Country:
  AUSTRALIA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  +617.4232.1488
Fax:
  +617.4232.1590
Date of Designation:
  22/Oct/2010
Last Redesignation:
  22/Oct/2014
Expiry:
  22/Oct/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. Contribute to the APEDNN to develop a research framework to support the implementation of quality emergency and disaster nursing education competencies. 
  2. Support the regional and international development of nursing and midwifery education, including building quality standards of nursing and midwifery curricula and innovative delivery methods. 
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Subjects:
  1. Nursing 
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Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Coordination of activities carried out by several institutions (e.g. other WHO collaborating centres) 
  3. Collection and collation of information 
WHO Outputs:
  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
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  GEDIK Fethiye Gulin
Phone:
  + 63 2 5289816
Email:
  gedikg@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  NKOWANE Annette Mwansa
Phone:
  +41 22 79 14314
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork