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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. Terri E. Weaver




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) 355 3446
Fax:
  (1-312) 996 8945
Web Site:
  http://www.uic.edu
Date of Designation:
  01/Jun/1986
Last Redesignation:
  18/Apr/2015
Expiry:
  18/Apr/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. To collaborate with PAHO/WHO to disseminate primary health care research findings and best practices among policy makers, nurses, midwives and consumers to address universal access to health, universal health coverage and Sustainable Development Goals 
  2. To collaborate with PAHO/WHO to facilitate multidisciplinary research focused on primary health care, education and practice with special emphasis on capacity building of nursing human resources  
  3. To collaborate with PAHO/WHO to promote education to develop nursing and other human resources for health for multidisciplinary primary health care practice, education and research 
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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:
  +1 43048
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