Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Leadership in Nursing Development
Director / Head:
Professor Araceli Balabagno
College of Nursing
University of the Philippines Manila
Sotejo Hall, Pedro Gil Street, Ermita - 1000 Metro Manila
(63-2) 523 1472
(63-2) 523 1485
Date of Designation:
Terms of Reference:
- To contribute to WHOs efforts to strengthen entry level and advanced practice competencies nationally and regionally.
- To assist WHO in applying evidence-based nursing interventions and innovative modalities on healthy lifestyle, wellness and chronic illness care within the context of primary health care.
- To work with WHO in advocating for and applying health policies addressing human resources for health priorities.
Types of activity:
- Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.)
- Training and education
WHO organization wide expected result:
10.8 - Health-workforce information and knowledge base strengthened, and country capacities for policy analysis, planning, implementation, information-sharing and research built up.
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.
FRITSCH Kathleen Louise
+63 2 5289804
NKOWANE Annette Mwansa
+41 22 79 14314
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
Link to eWork