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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/2017
Expiry:
  09/Nov/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. To provide expert advice to WHO in supporting Member States on the application of healthcare quality evaluation tools 
  2. To provide expert advice to WHO on universal health coverage in its efforts to support Member States, in particular on services coverage, including national cancer screening 
  3. To support WHO in strengthening capacity of LMIC Member States in the areas of health insurance, hospital management, hospital accreditation, and 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:
  4.2.3 - Countries enabled to improve patient safety and quality of services, and patient empowerment within the context of universal health coverage
  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:
  BHUSHAN Anjana
Phone:
  +632 528 9814
Email:
  bhushana@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  TERRY Robert Fraser
Phone:
  +41 22 791 2632
Email:
  terryr@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork