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Ref.No. [Initiator]
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 Myriam Duran Parra
 




Institution:
 
  Asociacion Colombiana de Facultades y Escuelas de Enfermeria (ACOFAEN)
Address:
  Calle 119 No. 14 A - 25 Oficina 506 - 508
  571
  Colombia
Town:
  Santafé de Bogotá
Country:
  COLOMBIA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (57-1) 4839695
Fax:
  (57-1) 2146694
Web Site:
  www.acofaen.org.co
Date of Designation:
  15/Mar/1991
Last Redesignation:
  30/May/2015
Expiry:
  30/May/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. Collaborate with PAHO / WHO in the analysis and evaluation of quality standards in nursing training programs in Latin America.  
  2. Collaborate with PAHO / WHO in the transformation of nursing education toward the goals of access to health services and universal coverage in health in Latin America. 
  3. Cooperate with PAHO / WHO in the development of international nursing networks focused on the qualification of human resources in nursing. 
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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:
  +1 43048
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