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Ref.No. [Initiator]
SWE-36 [EURO]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Human Resources for Health Capacity Building and Public Health

Director / Head: 
  Vice Dean Sakari Suominen
 




Institution:
 
  Nordic School of Public Health
Address:
  Nya Varvet P.O. Box 12133, S-40242
 
 
Town:
  Göteborg
Country:
  SWEDEN
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +46(0)31 69 39 00
Fax:
  (46-31) 691 777
Web Site:
  http://www.nhv.se
Date of Designation:
  01/Jul/1987
Last Redesignation:
  15/Dec/2008
Date of Discontinuation:
  07/Mar/2013
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1. To contribute to the development of innovative approaches for building capacity in public health and health management.. 
  2. 2. To conduct research and provide technical advice on migration, with particular focus on health worker migration. 
  3. 3. To support WHO efforts to strengthen health workforce capacity at national and regional levels, using and disseminating HRH tools for decision making, adopting best practice approaches. 
  4. 4. To conduct and facilitate research in health workforce management and its impact on health system performance and population health. 
  5. 5. To facilitate professional exchange programs in the thematic area, and create training opportunities in health workforce research, consultancy and faculty training. 
  6. 6. To coordinate and administer European CC network in HRH 
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Subjects:
  1. Human resources for health (excluding Nursing) 
  2. Health systems research & development 
  3. Health information; statistics; measurement & trend assessment 
Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Research 
  3. Information dissemination 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 10.2 - National capacities for governance and leadership improved through evidence-based policy dialogue, institutional capacity-building for policy analysis and development, strategy-based health system performance assessment, greater transparency and accountability for performance, and more effective intersectoral collaboration.
  Ower: 10.4 - Country health-information systems that provide and use high-quality and timely information for health planning and for monitoring progress towards national and major international goals strengthened.
 
Responsible Officer:
  PERFILIEVA Galina
Phone:
  +45 45 33 68 09

Technical Counterpart:
  NKOWANE Annette Mwansa
Phone:
  +41 22 79 14314
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork