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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
  Eulalia Kahwa




Institution:
 
  University of the West Indies School of Nursing (UWISON)
Address:
  9 Gibraltar Camp Way, Mona
 
  Caribbean
Town:
  Kingston
Country:
  JAMAICA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (876) 970 3340
Fax:
  (876) 927 2472
Date of Designation:
  22/Nov/2006
Last Redesignation:
  23/Nov/2014
Expiry:
  23/Nov/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. Collaborate with AMRO in developing and supporting nursing and midwifery educational programmes and practice in the Caribbean region 
  2. Collaborate with AMRO to facilitate the development of a research culture and collaboration in nursing and midwifery in the Caribbean and internationally 
  3. Collaborate with AMRO to collate, publish, and disseminate information necesary for advancing scholarship and evidence based practice in nursing and midwifery in the Caribbean region 
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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 and collation 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