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KOR-19 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Health Systems Research

Director / Head: 
  Professor Eun-Cheol Park
 




Institution:
  Department of Preventive Medicine
  Yonsei University, College of Medicine
Address:
  50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu,
  120-752
 
Town:
  Seoul
Country:
  REPUBLIC OF KOREA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  +82-2-2228-1862
Fax:
  +82-2-392-8133
Date of Designation:
  26/Jun/1989
Last Redesignation:
  09/Nov/2015
Expiry:
  09/Nov/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. To provide expert advice to WHO and Member States on hospital accreditation system and development of evaluation tools for healthcare quality. 
  2. To share lessons, conduct research and provide expert advice to support Universal Health Coverage in member states.  
  3. To provide education opportunities to LMIC member states in the areas of health insurance, hospital management, health policy. 
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Subjects:
  1. Health systems research & development 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Development and application of appropriate technology 
WHO Outputs:
  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:
  BAGHIROV Rasul
Phone:
  +63 2 52 89806
Email:
  baghirovr@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  TERRY Robert Fraser
Phone:
  +41 22 79 12632
Email:
  terryr@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork