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FIN-19 [EURO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing

Director / Head: 
  Dr Marjaana Pelkonen
 




Institution:
 
  Nursing Research Institute
Address:
  Asemamiehenkatu 2 - FIN-00520
  FIN-00520
 
Town:
  Helsinki
Country:
  FINLAND
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +358 44 5290058
Fax:
  +358 9 22900240
Web Site:
  www.hotus.fi
Date of Designation:
  26/Jun/1980
Last Redesignation:
  21/Sep/2011
Expiry:
  21/Sep/2015
Terms of Reference:
  1. To work with WHO in order to build up the evidence base for nursing and midwifery practice through research, and to make sure it is used when changing the practice. 
  2. To assist WHO in collecting and evaluating nursing science knowledge of acute national health issues and distributing summarized evidence for nurses, nurse managers, educators and other health care personnel. 
  3. To contribute to WHO's efforts in ensuring that nursing and midwifery education/training programmes and continuing education programmes are adequate and updated. 
  4. To contribute to the implementation of WHO Strategic Directions 2011-2015 for Nursing and Midwifery Services at national and regional level. 
  5. To assist WHO in establishing collaboration between health and nursing institutions, universities and research institutes in order to strengthen development of evidence-based nursing. 
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Subjects:
  1. Nursing 
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Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
WHO Outputs:
  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:
  PERFILIEVA Galina
Phone:
  +45 45 33 68 09

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