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SOA-14 [AFRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Postgraduate Distance Education and Research in Nursing and Midwifery Development

Director / Head: 
  Prof Mary Moleki
  Prof Zethu Zerrish Nkosi




Institution:
  Department of Advanced Nursing Sciences
  University of South Africa (UNISA)
Address:
  Preller street, P.O. Box 392 Pretoria,
  0003
  Gauteng Province
Town:
  Pretoria
Country:
  SOUTH AFRICA
Region:
  AFRO
Phone:
  (27-12) 429 6303
Fax:
  (27-12) 429 6688
Web Site:
  http://www.UNISA.ac.za
Date of Designation:
  06/May/1998
Last Redesignation:
  16/Dec/2016
Expiry:
  16/Dec/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1. In collaboration with WHO, provide technical support to selected countries for the development of postgraduate distance education programmes for nursing and midwifery workforce  
  2. 2. In collaboration with WHO, provide support to countries in strengthening research capacities to improve nursing and midwifery services in Africa  
  3. 3. In collaboration with WHO, document and disseminate best practices on open-distance education for nurses and midwives  
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Subjects:
  1. Nursing 
  2. Health systems research & development 
  3. Health promotion & education 
Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Research 
  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
  4.2.9 - Indirect management and administration of People-centered Integrated Services
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:
  NKOWANE Annette Mwansa
Phone:
  +41 22 791 4314
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork