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Ref.No. [Initiator]
SWI-61 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for e-Health

Director / Head: 
  Dr Antoine Geissbuhler
 




Institution:
  Department d imagerie et de Sciences de l'Information medical
  Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève
Address:
  Rue Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil 4
  CH-1211
  Geneva
Town:
  Geneva
Country:
  SWITZERLAND
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +41-22 372 62 01
Fax:
  +41 22 372 62 55
Web Site:
  http://www.hug-ge.ch/
Date of Designation:
  05/Jan/2010
Last Redesignation:
  05/Jan/2014
Expiry:
  05/Jan/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. Develop an eHealth and telemedicine impact evaluation framework and methods. 
  2. Develop capacity building activities in the field of health information systems standardization and interoperability. 
  3. Deploy telemedicine and eHealth activities, in particular at the level of regional and district hospitals, including continuing education of care professionals, and remote support through tele-expertise. 
  4. Enable the convergence of eHealth activities related to patient care with those related to public health, by sharing technical infrastructure, technical support, and through common efforts to develop competencies in eHealth. 
  5. Develop training material optimized for isolated care professionals, in priority domains such as reproductive health, patient safety, communicable and non-communicable diseases. 
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Subjects:
  1. Informatics and Telemedicine 
  2. Health information; statistics; measurement & trend assessment 
  3. Health Technology (including laboratory services; but excluding blood safety) 
Types of activity:
  1. Information dissemination 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Development and application of appropriate technology 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 10.7 - Knowledge management and eHealth policies and strategies developed and implemented in order to strengthen health systems.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  ZANDI Diana Esmail
Phone:
  +41 22 791 2857
Email:
  zandid@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  HAMILTON Clayton
Phone:
  +4545336689
Email:
  hamiltonc@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork