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CUB-21 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Colaborating Centre in Hospital Organization, Management and Quality

Director / Head: 
  Dr Juan Luis de Pazos Carrazana
  Dr Moises Santos Pena




Institution:
  Unidad Organizativa de Calidad
  Hospital Gustavo Alderegia Lima
Address:
  51A y 5 de septiembre
 
  Cienfuegos
Town:
  Cienfuegos
Country:
  CUBA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  43 51 8945
Fax:
  43 51 7387
Web Site:
  www.gal.sld.cu
Date of Designation:
  04/Dec/2009
Last Redesignation:
  04/Dec/2013
Expiry:
  04/Dec/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. To collaborate and participate in technical cooperation activities and projects for the improvement and efficiency of Integrated Health Services Delivery. 
  2. To provide expertise and conduct capacity building activities for the Safe Hospital Initiative. 
  3. To participate in the design and implementation of a pilot project on implementation and management of Integrated Health Service Delivery Networks based on PAHO/WHO Position Paper. 
  4. Provide technical assistance in strengthening information systems and research in hospitals and throughout health care networks. 
  5. To assist in the organization and development of the Patient Safety Strategy in all its components and especially the quality of health services promoted by PAHO/WHO. 
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Subjects:
  1. Health systems research & development 
  2. Patient safety 
  3. Human resources for health (excluding Nursing) 
Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Development and application of appropriate technology 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 10.1 - Management and organization of integrated, population-based health-service delivery through public and nonpublic providers and networks improved, reflecting the primary health care strategy, scaling up coverage, equity, quality and safety of personal and population-based health services, and enhancing health outcomes.
  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:
  HOLDER Reynaldo
Phone:
  1-202-974-3821
Email:
  holderre@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  MONTENEGRO VON MÜHLENBROCK Hernan Julio
Phone:
  +41 22 79 11465
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork