Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Educating Nurses and Midwives in Community Problem-solving
Director / Head:
Dean Busisiwe Ncama
School of Nursing
University of Natal
South Africa, Afro, KwaZulu-Natal
(27-31) 260 2499
(27-31) 260 1543
Date of Designation:
Terms of Reference:
- 1. Collaborate with WHO to document and share best practices & successful stories in use of innovative approaches for educating nurses and midwives in the African Region.
- 2. Collaborate with WHO in promoting community involvement through use of innovative nursing and midwifery evidence – based approaches (including problem solving).
- 3. Collaborate with WHO in Promoting collaborative nursing and midwifery research in community based education in the African Region.
- 4. Collaborate with WHO in working with communities to identify and solve priority health problems particularly maternal & child health, malaria, HIV/AIDS and mental health within their communities through use of problem – solving approach.
- Health systems research & development
- Health promotion & education
Types of activity:
- Training and education
- Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level
WHO organization wide expected result:
11.1 - Formulation and monitoring of comprehensive national policies on access, quality and use of essential medical products and technologies advocated and supported.
11.2 - International norms, standards and guidelines for the quality, safety, efficacy and cost effective use of medical products and technologies developed and their national and/or regional implementation advocated and supported.
PHIRI Margaret Loma
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