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Ref.No. [Initiator]
JPN-58 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing Development in Primary Health Care

Director / Head: 
  Dr Naoko Arimori
  Dr TASHIRO Junko




Institution:
  Research Center for Development of Nursing Practice
  St. Luke's College of Nursing
Address:
  10-1, Akashi-Cho
  104-0044
  Tokyo
Town:
  Tokyo
Country:
  JAPAN
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  81-3-3543-6391
Fax:
  81-3-3543-1626
Web Site:
  http://www.slcn.ac.jp
Date of Designation:
  10/May/1990
Last Redesignation:
  19/Apr/2012
Expiry:
  19/Apr/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1. In agreement with WHO, to evaluate and develop further nursing models of People-Centered Health, based on the values of PHC, to contribute to Millennium Development Goals and Address the needs of aging society. 
  2. 2. To contribute to WHOs work in furthering maximal utilization of health workers through nursing leadership in People-Centered Care and capacity-building and advancement of interdisciplinary advanced nursing practice (APN) education and service delivery. 
  3. 3. To support the work of WHO in implementing research and system changes which improve the education and advanced practice of nursing and midwives in Primary Health Care (PHC). 
  4. 4. To further progress toward MDG, Maternal and Child Health targets through expanded regional and global partnerships. 
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Subjects:
  1. Nursing 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 10.8 - 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:
  GEDIK Fethiye Gulin
Phone:
  + 63 2 5289816
Email:
  gedikg@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