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CAN-100 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Patient Safety and Patient Engagement

Director / Head: 
  Ms Sandi Kossey
  Ms Ioana Popescu




Institution:
  Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI)
Address:
  1400, 10025 102A Ave NW
  T5J 2Z2
  Alberta
Town:
  Edmonton
Country:
  CANADA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  +1 780-409-8090
Fax:
  +1 780-409-8098
Date of Designation:
  11/Apr/2017
Last Redesignation:
  11/Apr/2017
Expiry:
  11/Apr/2021
Terms of Reference:
  1. Provide coordination support and advice to the global Patients for Patient Safety (PFPS) ad hoc advisory group  
  2. Support global efforts and initiatives on patient safety incident reporting and learning systems  
  3. Contribute to the planning and implementation of the 3rd Global Patient Safety Challenge on Medication Safety  
  4. Support global patient safety initiatives in achieving safer care 
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Subjects:
  1. Patient safety 
  2. Infection control 
  3. Nursing 
Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Providing technical advice to WHO 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
  4.2.3 - Countries enabled to improve patient safety and quality of services, and patient empowerment within the context of universal health coverage
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  DHINGRA-KUMAR Neelam
Phone:
 
Email:
  dhingran@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  GONSETH-GARCIA Jonas
Phone:
 
Email:
  gonsethjon@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork