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Ref.No. [Initiator]
DEU-127 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Health System Strengthening

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Kai Streahler-Pohl
  Dr. Franz Roenne




Institution:
  Planning and Development Department under the Division of Health, Education, Social Protection
  Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Address:
  Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1-5
  65760
  Hessen
Town:
  Eschborn
Country:
  GERMANY
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +49619679-0
Fax:
  +49 6196 79-1115
Date of Designation:
  15/Apr/2013
Last Redesignation:
  15/Apr/2013
Expiry:
  15/Apr/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. ToR 1: Assist WHO in providing technical support to countries on health financing and social health protection 
  2. ToR 2: Support WHO in the capacity development for developing and extending sustainable health financing policies and strategies 
  3. ToR 3: Support to WHO develop national capacity for effective health system governance and leadership 
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Subjects:
  1. Health systems research & development 
  2. Research policy & development 
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Types of activity:
  1. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Organization of events (e.g. conferences; summits) 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 10.10 - Evidence-based policy and technical support provided to Member States to improve health system financing in terms of the availability of funds, social and financial risk protection, equity, access to services and efficiency of resource use.
  Ower: 10.12 - Steps taken to advocate additional funds for health where necessary; to build capacity in framing of health-financing policy and interpretation and use of financial information; and to stimulate the generation and translation of knowledge to support policy development.
  Ower: 10.2 - National capacities for governance and leadership improved through evidence-based policy dialogue, institutional capacity-building for policy analysis and development, strategy-based health system performance assessment, greater transparency and accountability for performance, and more effective intersectoral collaboration.
Responsible Officer:
  BAYARSAIKHAN Dorjsuren
Phone:
  +41 22 79 12832

Technical Counterpart:
  KUTZIN Joseph Douglas
Phone:
  +41 22 79 11271
Email:
  kutzinj@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork