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Ref.No. [Initiator]
JPN-45 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Health Systems Development

Director / Head: 
  Mr Mitsuaki Kamata
  Dr Hidechika Akashi




Institution:
  Bureau of International Health Cooperation
  National Centre for Global Health and Medicine (NCGM)
Address:
  1-21-1, Toyama, Shinjuku-ku
  162-8655
 
Town:
  Tokyo
Country:
  JAPAN
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (81-3) 3202 7181
Fax:
  (81-3) 3202 7860
Date of Designation:
  13/May/1985
Last Redesignation:
  28/Jul/2017
Expiry:
  28/Jul/2021
Terms of Reference:
  1. To assist WHO in supporting countries to put integrated people-centered service delivery in place 
  2. To generate evidences to strengthen health workforce regulatory systems and nursing education for people-centered care 
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Subjects:
  1. Health systems research & development 
  2. Human resources for health (excluding Nursing) 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  4.2.1 - Equitable integrated, people-centred service delivery systems in place in countries and public health approaches strengthened
  4.2.2 - Health workforce strategies oriented towards universal health coverage implemented in countries
  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:
  BHUSHAN Anjana
Phone:
  +632 528 9814
Email:
  bhushana@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  SATHIYAMOORTHY Vaseeharan
Phone:
  +41 22 791 4760
Email:
  moorthyv@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork