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SOA-18 [AFRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Human Resource for Health Development

Director / Head: 
  Prof. Uta LEHMANN
  Mr Woldekidan AMDE




Institution:
  School of Public Health
  University of Western Cape
Address:
  Modderdam Road Private Bag X17, - 7535
  7535
  Western Cape
Town:
  Bellville
Country:
  SOUTH AFRICA
Region:
  AFRO
Phone:
  (27-21) 959 2809
Fax:
  (27-21) 959 2872
Web Site:
  www.uwc.ac.za
Date of Designation:
  26/Sep/2004
Last Redesignation:
  14/Nov/2016
Expiry:
  14/Nov/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. Contribute to the strengthening the capacity of HRH training institutions in Africa through guidance and leadership on curriculum and emerging educational technologies in context of effective Universal Health Coverage and strengthened resilient health systems 
  2. Development of a reader on Human Resources for Health Research and making available its readings in a database. 
  3. Develop a database on research on Community Health Workers (CHWs) 
  4. Contribute to the monitoring of the implementation of regional and national HRH strategies in consultation and collaboration with WHO and partners. 
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Subjects:
  1. Human resources for health (excluding Nursing) 
  2. Health systems research & development 
  3. Research policy & development 
Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Research 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
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
  4.4.3 - Knowledge management policies, tools, networks and resources developed and used by WHO and countries to strengthen their capacity to generate, share and apply knowledge
Responsible Officer:
  NYONI Jennifer
Phone:
  4 724 139 236
Email:
  nyonij@who.int

You can also contact:
  1. AHMAT ADAM 
  2. AWASES Magdalene Hilda 
  3. SOMANJE Habib Saizi 
Technical Counterpart:
  ZURN Pascal
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3741
Email:
  zurnp@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork