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THA-43 [SEARO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Development

Director / Head: 
  Dr Wipada Kunaviktikul
  Phanida Juntasopeepun




Institution:
  Faculty of Nursing
  Chiang Mai University
Address:
  110 Inthawaroros Road Sriphum District,
  50200
  Chiang Mai
Town:
  Muang
Country:
  THAILAND
Region:
  SEARO
Phone:
  (66-53) 945 011 / 945 012
Fax:
  (66-53) 217 145
Date of Designation:
  05/Sep/2003
Last Redesignation:
  28/Sep/2015
Expiry:
  28/Sep/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. Serve as a resource centre for nursing policy formulation, planning, administration, management and nursing outcomes. 
  2. Build capacity of nurses and midwives in systematic reviews and evidence based practice guidelines and disseminate the products at the national, regional and international levels.  
  3. Develop capacity of nurses and midwives in the areas of education and service. 
  4. Conduct meeting and/or develop documents related to maternal, newborn and child health nursing, midwifery, infection control or healthy ageing. 
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Subjects:
  1. Nursing 
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Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Information dissemination 
  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.
  Ower: 4.3 - Guidelines, approaches and tools for improving maternal care applied at the country level, including technical support provided to Member States for intensified action to ensure skilled care for every pregnant woman and every newborn, through childbirth and the postpartum and postnatal periods, particularly for poor and disadvantaged populations, with progress monitored.
Responsible Officer:
  MEHTA Rajesh
Phone:
  +911123061922
Email:
  mehtara@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  COMETTO Giorgio
Phone:
  +41 22 791 2795
Email:
  comettog@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork