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MAA-14 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Health Systems Research and Quality Improvement

Director / Head: 
  Dr Roslinah Ali
  Dr Ramli Zainal




Institution:
 
  Institute for Health Systems Research, Ministry of Health
Address:
  Suite 55 (1-4), Setia Avenue, No. 2 Jalan Setia Prima S U13/S, Seksyen U13, Setia Alam
  40170
  Selangor
Town:
  Shah Alam
Country:
  MALAYSIA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  +60 3 3346 6400
Fax:
  +60 3 3359 6015
Web Site:
  http://www.ihsr.gov.my
Date of Designation:
  19/Dec/1988
Last Redesignation:
  21/Jan/2013
Expiry:
  21/Jan/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. To carry out relevant health systems research, to propose and participate in multinational collaborating studies, and to support dissemination and application of research results to countries in the Western Pacific Region 
  2. To identify best practices in HSR and QA/I, support the development and application of relevant tools, approaches and methodologies.  
  3. To provide technical support for capacity building in best practices in HSR and QA/I and their institutionalization in health facilities and health management for countries in the Western Pacific Region 
  4. To transfer experience and expertise in the above areas through production of technical briefs, inter-country meetings, panels of experts, and international networking, especially among countries in the Western Pacific Region. 
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Subjects:
  1. Health systems research & development 
  2. Patient safety 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Collection; collation and dissemination of information 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 10.1 - Management and organization of integrated, population-based health-service delivery through public and nonpublic providers and networks improved, reflecting the primary health care strategy, scaling up coverage, equity, quality and safety of personal and population-based health services, and enhancing health outcomes.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  POSTMA Sjieuwke Eelco Jozef
Phone:
  +63 2 5289806
Email:
  postmas@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  BOERMA Jan Ties
Phone:
  +41 22 79 11481
Email:
  boermat@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork