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

Director / Head: 
  Dr Osamu Utsunomiya
 




Institution:
  Department of International Medical Cooperation
  National Centre for Global Health and Medicine (NCGM)
Address:
  1-21-1, Toyama
  162-8655
  Tokyo
Town:
  Shinjuku-ku
Country:
  JAPAN
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (81-3) 3202 7181
Fax:
  (81-3) 3202 4853
Web Site:
  http://www.ncgm.go.jp/
Date of Designation:
  13/May/1985
Last Redesignation:
  28/Jul/2013
Expiry:
  28/Jul/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. To assist the HSD/WPRO/WHO in assessing the impacts of health system strengthening (HSS) and its coordination with disease-specific health programmes. 
  2. To provide technical consultancies on health system strengthening  
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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:
  Ower: 10.1 - Management and organization of integrated, population-based health-service delivery through public and nonpublic providers and networks improved, reflecting the primary health care strategy, scaling up coverage, equity, quality and safety of personal and population-based health services, and enhancing health outcomes.
  Ower: 10.2 - National capacities for governance and leadership improved through evidence-based policy dialogue, institutional capacity-building for policy analysis and development, strategy-based health system performance assessment, greater transparency and accountability for performance, and more effective intersectoral collaboration.
  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:
  POSTMA Sjieuwke Eelco Jozef
Phone:
  +63 2 5289806
Email:
  postmas@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  BOERMA Jan Ties
Phone:
  +41 22 79 11481
Email:
  boermat@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork