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COL-11 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for the Development of Innovative Methodologies in the Teaching-Learning in PHC

Director / Head: 
  Dr Beatriz Elena Ospina Rave
 




Institution:
 
  Asociacion Colombiana de Facultades y Escuelas de Enfermeria (ACOFAEN)
Address:
  Carrera 13 No.44-35 Oficina 1001 -
  571
  colombia
Town:
  Santafé de Bogotá
Country:
  COLOMBIA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (57-1) 340 4846
Fax:
  (57-1) 232 8399
Web Site:
  www.acofaen.org.co
Date of Designation:
  15/Mar/1991
Last Redesignation:
  30/May/2011
Expiry:
  30/May/2015
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1: Collaborate with WHO/PAHO in the area of analysis of information related to the situation and tendencies of nursing education in Latin America, with the specific contributions of Colombia and an emphasis on accreditation of the nursing programs 
  2. Tor 2: Collaborate with WHO/PAHO supporting the orientation of nursing education toward the renewal of PHC 
  3. Tor 3: Collaborate with WHO/PAHO in the development of nursing networks in education, practice and research, so that nursing services contribute to the fulfillment of the Development Goals of the Millennium, in according to regional health priorities and the renewal of Primary Health Care. 
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Subjects:
  1. Nursing 
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Types of activity:
  1. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  2. Research 
  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