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JPN-77 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing in Disasters and Health Emergency Management

Director / Head: 
  Professor Aiko Yamamoto
  Ms Akiko Kurotaki




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. Nursing 
  2. Emergency & humanitarian action 
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Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Research 
  3. Information dissemination 
WHO Outputs:
  4.2.2 - Countries enabled to plan and implement strategies that are in line with WHO’s global strategy on human resources for health and the WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel
  5.3.2 - Health established as a central component of global multi-sectoral frameworks for emergency and disaster risk management; national capacities strengthened for all-hazard emergency and disaster risk management for health
  Ower: 5.6 - Effective communications issued, partnerships formed and coordination developed with other organizations in the United Nations system, governments, local and international nongovernmental organizations, academic institutions and professional associations at the country, regional and global levels.
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