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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 Baizid Khoorshid Riaz
 




Institution:
  Department of Occupational and Environmental Health
  National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine (NIPSOM)
Address:
  Airport Road, Mohakhali, Dhaka
  1212
  Dhaka
Town:
  Dhaka
Country:
  BANGLADESH
Region:
  SEARO
Phone:
  (880-2) 9842275
Fax:
  (880-2) 9898798
Web Site:
  www.nipsom.gov.bd
Date of Designation:
  12/May/2006
Last Redesignation:
  07/Jul/2018
Expiry:
  07/Jul/2021
Terms of Reference:
  1. To support WHO by serving as a resource centre for research and development in the area of human resources for public health specialists. 
  2. Support WHO by providing training for health professionals to develop leadership in public health. 
  3. At the request of WHO promote and support international, regional and national networking for institutional capacity building, faculty development and mainstreaming public health training 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. Support WHO in the implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  2. Information dissemination 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
  4.2.2 - Health workforce strategies oriented towards universal health coverage implemented in countries
  4.2.3 - Countries enabled to improve patient safety and quality of services, and patient empowerment within the context of universal health coverage
  2.1.2 - Countries enabled to implement strategies to reduce modifiable risk factors for noncommunicable diseases (tobacco use, diet, physical inactivity and harmful use of alcohol), including the underlying social determinants
Responsible Officer:
  ZAPATA LOPEZ Tomas
Phone:
 
Email:
  zapatat@who.int

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