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Ref.No. [Initiator]
CAN-39 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre in Primary Care Nursing and Health Human Resources

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Andrea Baumann
 




Institution:
  School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences
  McMaster University
Address:
  1280 Main Street West
  L8S 4K1
  Ontario
Town:
  Hamilton
Country:
  CANADA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (1-905) 525 9140 ext.22581
Fax:
  (1-905) 522 5493
Date of Designation:
  05/Nov/1992
Last Redesignation:
  29/Apr/2011
Expiry:
  29/Apr/2015
Terms of Reference:
  1. Collaborate with WHO/PAHO to analyze nursing workforce to inform health human resources and healthy services policies. 
  2. Collaborate with WHO/PAHO to in strenthening nursing education to contribute to the development of PHC integrated services. 
  3. Collaborate with WHO in developing and disseminating knowledge related to nursing human resources and inter professional collaboration to address workforce needs. 
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Subjects:
  1. Nursing 
  2. Human resources for health (excluding Nursing) 
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Types of activity:
  1. Information dissemination 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Training and education 
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.
 
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