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BAN-5 [SEARO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Training and Development of Public Health Workforce

Director / Head: 
  Professor Akhtarun Naher
 




Institution:
  Occupation and Environment Health
  National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine (NIPSOM)
Address:
  Airport Road, Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212
  1212
  Not applicable
Town:
  Dhaka
Country:
  BANGLADESH
Region:
  SEARO
Phone:
  (880-2) 882 1236
Fax:
  (880-2) 9898798
Web Site:
  www.nipsom.org
Date of Designation:
  12/May/2006
Last Redesignation:
  07/Jul/2014
Expiry:
  07/Jul/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. Serve as a resource centre for research and development in the area of human resources for public health specialists, such as physicians, epidemiologists, nurses, midwives and technicians, particularly for creating an evidence base for the national and international communities.  
  2. Serve as a centre of excellence for training of health professionals to develop leadership in public health in Preventive and Social Medicine and to develop leadership among health professionals working in the areas of Public Health.  
  3. Promote and support international, regional and national networking for institutional capacity building, faculty development and mainstreaming public health courses. 
  4. Serve as a center for developing guidelines and modules related to public health issues and curriculum for different PH courses 
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Subjects:
  1. Human resources for health (excluding Nursing) 
  2. Health systems research & development 
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Types of activity:
  1. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  2. Information dissemination 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 10.7 - Knowledge management and eHealth policies and strategies developed and implemented in order to strengthen health systems.
  Ower: 10.7 - Knowledge management and eHealth policies and strategies developed and implemented in order to strengthen health systems.
  Ower: 10.7 - Knowledge management and eHealth policies and strategies developed and implemented in order to strengthen health systems.
Responsible Officer:
  PAK Tong Chol
Phone:
  +911123309381
Email:
  cholp@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  KUNJUMEN Teena
Phone:
  +41 22 79 11404
Email:
  kunjument@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork