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

Director / Head: 
  Dr Arja Holopainen
 




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:
  http://www.hotus.fi
Date of Designation:
  26/Jun/1980
Last Redesignation:
  21/Sep/2015
Expiry:
  21/Sep/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. In collaboration with WHO, to build up the evidence base for nursing and midwifery practice through research. 
  2. To participate in jointly planned and implemented research developed under WHO leadership in the field of advanced nursing practice. 
  3. To contribute to WHO's efforts in ensuring that nursing and midwifery education/training programmes and continuing education programmes are aligned with the European strategic directions for strengthening nursing and midwifery towards Health 2020 goals.  
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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:
  4.2.2 - Countries enabled to plan and implement strategies that are in line with WHO’s global strategy on human resources for health and the WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel
  4.2.1 - Policy options, tools and technical support to countries for equitable people-centred integrated service delivery and strengthening of public health approaches
 
Responsible Officer:
  PERFILIEVA Galina
Phone:
  +4545336809

Technical Counterpart:
  NKOWANE Annette Mwansa
Phone:
  +41 22 791 4314
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork