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Ref.No. [Initiator]
JAM-15 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Development in the Caribbean

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Steve Weaver
  Dr. Eulalia Kahwa




Institution:
 
  University of the West Indies School of Nursing (UWISON)
Address:
  9 Gibraltar Camp Way, Mona
 
 
Town:
  Kingston
Country:
  JAMAICA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (876) 970 3340
Fax:
  (876) 927 2472
Date of Designation:
  22/Nov/2006
Last Redesignation:
  23/Nov/2010
Expiry:
  23/Nov/2014
Terms of Reference:
  1. Collaborate with WHO to promote and support the development of nursing and midwifery education and practice in the Caribbean and internationally 
  2. Collaborate with WHO to support adequate nursing and midwifery regulation in the Caribbean 
  3. Collaborate with WHO to conduct and disseminate research and build research capacity in nursing and midwifery through regional and international collaboration 
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Subjects:
  1. Nursing 
  2. Human resources for health (excluding Nursing) 
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Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Research 
  3. Collection; collation and dissemination of information 
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:
 
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