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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
  Uta Lehmann




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/2012
Expiry:
  14/Nov/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. Contribute to building of research capacity of HR practitioners in African Ministries of Health through training courses at UWC .  
  2. Contribute to developing and making available advanced training materials in areas of HRH. 
  3. Contribute to the strengthening development of HRH knowledge networks in Africa through the HRH electronic resource centre 
  4. Participate in the networks related to Health Workforce Development in the Region.  
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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:
  Ower: 10.8 - Health-workforce information and knowledge base strengthened, and country capacities for policy analysis, planning, implementation, information-sharing and research built up.
  Ower: 10.9 - Technical support provided to Member States, with a focus on those facing severe health-workforce difficulties in order to improve the production, distribution, skill mix and retention of the health workforce.
 
Responsible Officer:
  NYONI Jennifer
Phone:
  4 724 139 236
Email:
  nyonij@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  SIYAM Amani
Phone:
  +41 22 79 12886
Email:
  siyama@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork