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Ref.No. [Initiator]
KOR-104 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Training in Hospice & Palliative Care

Director / Head: 
  Professor Sister Jin-Sun Yong
  Professor Lee Gyungjoo




Institution:
  Research Institute for Hospice/Palliative Care, College of Nursing
  The Catholic University of Korea, College of Nursing
Address:
  222 Banpo-dearo, Seocho-gu, Seoul Korea
 
 
Town:
  Seoul
Country:
  REPUBLIC OF KOREA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  +82-2-2258-7403/7550
Fax:
  +82-2-2258-7772
Date of Designation:
  01/Apr/2016
Last Redesignation:
  01/Apr/2016
Expiry:
  01/Apr/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. In collaboration with WHO, support the development and delivery of training in palliative care.  
  2. Contribute to WHO's work on building understanding and good practice on spirituality issues in palliative care. 
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Subjects:
  1. Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
  2. Nursing 
  3. Human resources for health (excluding Nursing) 
Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
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WHO Outputs:
  2.1.2 - High-level priority given to the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases in national health planning processes and development agendas
  4.2.1 - Policy options, tools and technical support to countries for equitable people-centred integrated service delivery and strengthening of public health approaches
  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
Responsible Officer:
  VARGHESE Cherian V.
Phone:
 
Email:
  varghesec@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  KIM Warrick Junsuk
Phone:
 
Email:
  kimw@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork