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BRA-32 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing Research Development

Director / Head: 
  Dr Isabel A. COSTA MENDES
  Dr Isabel A. COSTA MENDES




Institution:
  College of Nursing at Ribeirão Preto
  University of São Paulo
Address:
  3900, Avenida Bandeirantes - 14040-902
  14040-902
 
Town:
  Ribeirao Preto
Country:
  BRAZIL
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (55-16) 3602 3393
Fax:
  (55-16) 3633 3271
Date of Designation:
  09/Dec/1988
Last Redesignation:
  06/Jul/2010
Expiry:
  06/Jul/2014
Terms of Reference:
  1. Collaborate with WHO in strengthening nursing research for the development of nursing human resources and nursing practice in priority areas. 
  2. Collaborate with WHO in strengthening and expanding dissemination of health information and knowledge with emphasis on nursing and midwifery. 
  3. Contribute with WHO to strengthen nursing faculty development through research training and updating to improve scientific quality and improve nursing curriculum. 
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Subjects:
  1. Nursing 
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Types of activity:
  1. Information dissemination 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Provision of reference substances and other services 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 10.8 - Health-workforce information and knowledge base strengthened, and country capacities for policy analysis, planning, implementation, information-sharing and research built up.
  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: 10.10 - Evidence-based policy and technical support provided to Member States to improve health system financing in terms of the availability of funds, social and financial risk protection, equity, access to services and efficiency of resource use.
Responsible Officer:
  CASSIANI Silvia
Phone:
 
Email:
  cassianis@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