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

Director / Head: 
  Mtra. Rosa A. Zárate Grajales
  Mtra. Maria Dolores Zarza Arizmendi




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 281 & 289
Date of Designation:
  14/Nov/1997
Last Redesignation:
  21/Apr/2015
Expiry:
  21/Apr/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. Collaborate with PAHO/WHO to develop an integral proposal related to the quality improvement of nursing education within the Region.  
  2. Collaborate with PAHO/WHO to establish and develop the government nurses network in Latin America and Caribbean which providing opportunities for discussions on the current situation and tendencies of human resources nursing within the Region 
  3. Collaborate with PAHO/WHO in the nursing development within the region through innovative nursing professionalization system which incorporates undergraduate and graduate education as well as permanent education. 
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Subjects:
  1. Nursing 
  2. Human resources for health (excluding Nursing) 
  3. Informatics and Telemedicine 
Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation 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:
  +1 43048
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