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Ref.No. [Initiator]
AUT-15 [EURO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing Research and Education

Director / Head: 
  Prof. Dr. JÜRGEN OSTERBRINK
  Dr. Piret Paal




Institution:
  Institute of Nursing Science and Practice
  Paracelsus Medical University
Address:
  Strubergasse 21
  5020
 
Town:
  Salzburg
Country:
  AUSTRIA
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +43 6622420 -80300
Fax:
 
Date of Designation:
  12/Jan/2016
Last Redesignation:
  12/Jan/2016
Expiry:
  12/Jan/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. In collaboration with WHO technical program, develop a multidisciplinary Palliative Care (P.C.) curriculum for health care professionals in the European Region.  
  2. To assist WHO in the dissemination of relevant documents and information on P.C. nursing. 
  3. To support WHO by conducting research to improve quality in P.C. nursing. 
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Subjects:
  1. Nursing 
  2. Health systems research & development 
  3. Patient safety 
Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
  4.2.1 - Policy options, tools and technical support to countries for equitable people-centred integrated service delivery and strengthening of public health approaches
  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
  4.2.3 - Guidelines, tools and technical support to countries for improved patient safety and quality of services, and for patient empowerment
Responsible Officer:
  PERFILIEVA Galina
Phone:
  +4545336809

Technical Counterpart:
  COMETTO Giorgio
Phone:
  +41 22 791 2795
Email:
  comettog@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork