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Ref.No. [Initiator]
SOA-13 [AFRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Educating Nurses and Midwives in Community Problem-solving

Director / Head: 
  Prof Busisiwe Ncama
  Prof Fikile Mtshali




Institution:
  School of Nursing
  University of Natal
Address:
  Durban 4041
  4010
  South Africa, Afro, KwaZulu-Natal
Town:
  Durban
Country:
  SOUTH AFRICA
Region:
  AFRO
Phone:
  (27-31) 260 2499
Fax:
  (27-31) 260 1543
Date of Designation:
  09/Apr/1998
Last Redesignation:
  16/Dec/2016
Expiry:
  16/Dec/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1. Collaborate with WHO in conducting research and disseminating evidence for community problem solving approaches on nursing and midwifery practice in Africa. 
  2. Collaborate with WHO in promoting capacity development of nurses and midwives in community problem-solving approaches to health care in the African Region. 
  3. Collaborate with WHO in working with communities using problem solving approaches to address priority health problems focusing on maternal & child health, mental health, HIV/AIDS and TB and non-communicable diseases 
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Subjects:
  1. Nursing 
  2. Health systems research & development 
  3. Health promotion & education 
Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
WHO Outputs:
  4.2.2 - Health workforce strategies oriented towards universal health coverage implemented in countries
  4.2.1 - Equitable integrated, people-centred service delivery systems in place in countries and public health approaches strengthened
 
Responsible Officer:
  NYONI Jennifer
Phone:
  4 724 139 236
Email:
  nyonij@who.int

You can also contact:
  1. AWASES Magdalene Hilda 
  2. SOMANJE Habib Saizi 
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Technical Counterpart:
  COMETTO Giorgio
Phone:
  +41 22 791 2795
Email:
  comettog@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork