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KOR-16 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training for Nursing Development in Primary Health Care

Director / Head: 
  Dr Sunah Kim
  Dr Il Young Yoo




Institution:
  College of Nursing
  Yonsei University
Address:
  50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemoon-gu
  120-752
 
Town:
  Seoul
Country:
  REPUBLIC OF KOREA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (82-2) 2228-3220, 3273
Fax:
  (82-2) 392 5440
Date of Designation:
  27/Jan/1988
Last Redesignation:
  21/Mar/2012
Expiry:
  21/Mar/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1. To collect & disseminate information relevant to nursing's role in Primary Health Care (PHC)/community health services. 
  2. 2. To provide technical collaboration in nursing education in the region and globally. 
  3. 3. To monitor and report on national trends in nursing development in PHC/community health services. 
  4. 4. To coordinate, conduct & participate in research projects relevant to nursing development in PHC/community health services. 
  5. 5. To liaise with nursing education institutions within the country as well as with other WHO collaborating centres and networks for the strengthening of nursing development in PHC/community health services. 
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Subjects:
  1. Nursing 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Collection and collation of information 
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