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USA-193 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for International Nursing Development in Primary Health Care

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Linda L. McCreary
  Dr Tonda L. Hughes




Institution:
  College of Nursing
  University of Illinois at Chicago
Address:
  845 South Damen Avenue (M/C 802), IL 60612-7350 -
  60612-7350
  Illinois
Town:
  Chicago
Country:
  USA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (1-312) 996-5106
Fax:
  (1-312) 996 8945
Web Site:
  http://www.uic.edu
Date of Designation:
  01/Jun/1986
Last Redesignation:
  18/Apr/2011
Expiry:
  18/Apr/2015
Terms of Reference:
  1. To collaborate with WHO/PAHO in the dissemination of WHO/PAHO Primary Health Care program-based research findings and best practices to address Millennium Development Goals among policy makers, health care providers and consumers. 
  2. To collaborate with WHO/PAHO in the facilitation of multidisciplinary research focused on PHC, education and practice with special emphasis on capacity building of nursing human resources. 
  3. To collaborate with WHO/PAHO in developing education mechanisms to develop nursing and other human resources for health for multidisciplinary global PHC practice, education and research within the PAHO region. 
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Subjects:
  1. Human resources for health (excluding Nursing) 
  2. Nursing 
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Types of activity:
  1. Information dissemination 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Research 
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.
 
Responsible Officer:
  CASSIANI Silvia
Phone:
 
Email:
  cassianis@who.int

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