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MEX-19 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for the Development of Professional Nursing

Director / Head: 
  Mtr Rosa A. Zararte Grajales
 




Institution:
  Escuela Nacional de Enfermeria y Obstetricia
  Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Address:
  Camino Viejo a Xochimilco S/N y Viaducto/Tlalpan Col. San Lorenzo Huipulco - 14370 México DF
  14370
  México DF
Town:
  México
Country:
  MEXICO
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (52-55) 55-73-0698 Ext, 289
Fax:
  (52-55) 55730698 Ext 273
Web Site:
 
Date of Designation:
  14/Nov/1997
Last Redesignation:
  21/Apr/2011
Expiry:
  21/Apr/2015
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1. Collaborate with WHO/PAHO in analysis of situation and trends of nursing development in Latin America with emphasis in nursing workforce and professionalization of nursing personnel. 
  2. 2.Collaborate with PAHO/WHO in supporting the orientation of nursing education towards MDGs, national health priorities and PHC with emphasis in nursing education in rural areas indigenous and other populations, with the support of new educational technologies and nursing networks. 
  3. 3. Collaborate with PAHO/WHO in the development of nursing research priorities in Latin America. 
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Subjects:
  1. Nursing 
  2. Human resources for health (excluding Nursing) 
  3. Informatics and Telemedicine 
Types of activity:
  1. Collection; collation and dissemination of information 
  2. Research 
  3. Training and education 
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:
  CASSIANI Silvia
Phone:
 
Email:
  cassianis@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