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NOR-18 [EURO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Telemedicine

Director / Head: 
  Ms Tove SORENSEN
 




Institution:
  Norwegian Centre for Telemedicine (NST)
  University of Hospital of North Norway
Address:
  P.O. Box 35 - N-9038
  N-9038
 
Town:
  Tromso
Country:
  NORWAY
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (47) 91195696
Fax:
  (47-77) 75 40 98
Date of Designation:
  05/Jul/2002
Last Redesignation:
  23/Sep/2010
Expiry:
  23/Sep/2014
Terms of Reference:
  1. Country work To provide telemedicine and e-health advice to WHO and its Member States to improve health system and citizens involvement in health promotion, prevention and service. 
  2. Research and dissemination To support WHO and its Member States in a. identifying and developing an evidence base on the use of telemedicine and e-health for improving access to and quality of health service delivery, and enhancing performance of health service providers. b. contributing to telemedicine and e-health knowledge generation, and dissemination, through the collection of publicly available information on the applications and impact of telemedicine and e-health. 
  3. E-learning/human resources development To facilitate and develop e-learning programs as means for health system capacity building. 
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Subjects:
  1. Health systems research & development 
  2. Health Technology (including laboratory services; but excluding blood safety) 
  3. Informatics and Telemedicine 
Types of activity:
  1. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  2. Provision of reference substances and other services 
  3. Collection; collation and dissemination of information 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 10.7 - Knowledge management and eHealth policies and strategies developed and implemented in order to strengthen health systems.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  LOYOLA ELIZONDO Enrique Gerardo
Phone:
  +45 45 33 67 66

Technical Counterpart:
  KAY Michael George
Phone:
  +41 22 79 11853
Email:
  kaym@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork