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Ref.No. [Initiator]
JPN-77 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing in Disasters and Health Emergency Management

Director / Head: 
  Dr Sonoe Mashino
 




Institution:
  University of Hyogo
  Research Institute of Nursing Care for People and Community
Address:
  13-71 Kitaoji-cho
  673 8588
  Hyogo
Town:
  Akashi
Country:
  JAPAN
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  +81-78-925-9605
Fax:
  +81-78-925-9670
Date of Designation:
  24/May/2007
Last Redesignation:
  14/Jun/2015
Expiry:
  14/Jun/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. Promotion of health research on disaster risk management for health  
  2. Contribution to building capacity among nurses and midwives in disaster risk management for health at middle - and long - term after disaster 
  3. Capacity building for nurses and midwives focusing on prevention and mitigation to work with communities to enhance community resilience 
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Subjects:
  1. Emergency & humanitarian action 
  2. Human resources for health (excluding Nursing) 
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Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Providing technical advise to WHO 
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WHO Outputs:
  5.1.1 - Implementation and monitoring of the International Health Regulations (2005) at country level and training and advice for Member States in further developing and making use of core capacities required under the Regulations
  5.1.2 - Standing capacity to provide evidence-based and timely policy guidance, risk assessment, information management, response and communications for all acute public health emergencies of potential international concern
  5.3.1 - Technical assistance to Member States for the development and maintenance of core capacities to manage risks to health associated with disasters and conflicts using an all hazards approach
Responsible Officer:
  OLOWOKURE Babatunde
Phone:
  +63 2 52 89944
Email:
  olowokureb@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  CHUNGONG Stella
Phone:
  +41 22 791 2377
Email:
  chungongs@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork