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CHI-19 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Health Services and Nursing Development for Noncommunicable Disease Care

Director / Head: 
  Professor Ilta Lange
  Dr Paz Soto




Institution:
  Escuela de Enfermería Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
  Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Address:
  Vicuna Mackenna 4860 - 6904411
  6904411
  Macul
Town:
  Santiago
Country:
  CHILE
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  56-2-354-5831
Fax:
  56-2-354-7025
Web Site:
  www.uc.cl/enfermeria
Date of Designation:
  17/Apr/2008
Last Redesignation:
  24/Apr/2012
Expiry:
  24/Apr/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. To collaborate with PAHO/WHO in ensuring a competent healthcare workforce able to provide self-management support to individuals living with chronic conditions and their family care givers. 
  2. To collaborate with PAHO/WHO in the development of continuing education programs for nurses and other health care workers on prevention and care of chronic diseases. 
  3. To collaborate with PAHO/WHO in initiatives for the professional development of nursing human resources. 
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Subjects:
  1. Nursing 
  2. Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
  3. Health promotion & education 
Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Research 
  3. Collection and collation of information 
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