Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Education, Research and Practice
Director / Head:
Dr Kay Currie
Department of Nursing and Community Health
Glasgow Caledonian University
70 Cowcaddens Road
(44-141) 331 8399
Date of Designation:
Terms of Reference:
- To contribute to the WHO/Europe Human Resources for Health Programme and its technical area of work on nursing and midwifery by identifying models of good nursing and midwifery practice, collecting evidence to support evidence-informed decision making, and providing technical advice related to the respective area.
- To support WHO efforts in strengthening nursing education at national, regional and global levels, disseminating and using WHO tools/guidelines and adopting best practice approaches.
- To work co-operatively with other WHO Collaborating Centres, to coordinate and administer European CC network for nursing and midwifery.
Types of activity:
- Training and education
- Coordination of activities carried out by several institutions (e.g. other WHO collaborating centres)
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.
NKOWANE Annette Mwansa
+41 22 791 4314
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
Link to eWork