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Ref.No. [Initiator]
SOA-24 [AFRO]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for training in access and use of electronic Scientific Technological and Medical information

Director / Head: 
  Mr. Chimwaza Gracian
 




Institution:
  ITOCA-Information Training and Outreach Centre for Africa
  ITOCA-Information Training and Outreach Centre for Africa
Address:
  Unit 3, First Floor, Linel Building, 2022 Lenchen Street South
  P. O. Box 11632, Die Hoewes, 0163
  Gauteng
Town:
  Centurion
Country:
  SOUTH AFRICA
Region:
  AFRO
Phone:
  +27-12-6634062
Fax:
  +27-12-6633287
Web Site:
  www.itoca.org
Date of Designation:
  16/Oct/2009
Last Redesignation:
  16/Oct/2009
Date of Discontinuation:
  16/Sep/2013
Terms of Reference:
  1. To promote and carry out outreach activities on HINARI in Sub-Sahara Africa 
  2. To strengthen capacity for use of HINARI and other electronic tools for accessing information and knwoledge on health 
  3. To provide support for, monitor and evaluate the use of HINARI 
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Subjects:
  1. Health promotion & education 
  2. Health systems research & development 
  3. Library services & publishing 
Types of activity:
  1. Information dissemination 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Collection; collation and dissemination of information 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 10.7 - Knowledge management and eHealth policies and strategies developed and implemented in order to strengthen health systems.
  Ower: 13.4 - Management strategies, policies and practices in place for information systems, that ensure reliable, secure and cost-effective solutions while meeting the changing needs of the Organization.
 
Responsible Officer:
  MOUHOUELO Pascal
Phone:
  4 724 139 425
Email:
  mouhouelop@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  PARKER Kimberly Joann
Phone:
  +41 22 79 14467
Email:
  parkerk@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork