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Ref.No. [Initiator]
POL-26 [EURO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Development of Quality and Safety in Health Systems

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Barbara Kutryba
 




Institution:
 
  National Centre for Quality Assessment in Health Care (NCQA)
Address:
  Kapelanka Street, no.60
  30-347
 
Town:
  Krakow
Country:
  POLAND
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (48-12) 427 8251
Fax:
  (48-12) 427 8251
Web Site:
  http://www.cmj.org.pl
Date of Designation:
  07/Apr/2006
Last Redesignation:
  08/Mar/2014
Expiry:
  08/Mar/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. Serve as the International Secretariat for the use of WHO perfomance assessment tool for quality assessment in hospitals, including coordination of electronic platform inputs with Hungarian partners  
  2. Facilitate the introduction and implementation of selected patient safety challenges, such as the WHO Surgical checklist, interventions to prevent nosocomial infections (i.e. clean care - hand hygiene) and antimcirobial resistance 
  3. Support work on patient health literacy and participation in managing and reducing health care related safety risks 
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Subjects:
  1. Patient safety 
  2. Health promotion & education 
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Types of activity:
  1. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  2. Training and education 
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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.
  Ower: 10.12 - Steps taken to advocate additional funds for health where necessary; to build capacity in framing of health-financing policy and interpretation and use of financial information; and to stimulate the generation and translation of knowledge to support policy development.
 
Responsible Officer:
  HAFNER Valentina
Phone:
 
Email:
  hafnerv@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  LARIZGOITIA JAUREGUI Iciar
Phone:
  +41 22 79 12133
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork