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Ref.No. [Initiator]
USA-241 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for International Nursing

Director / Head: 
  Dr Doreen C. HARPER
  Dr Adelais Markaki Markaki




Institution:
  School of Nursing
  University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
Address:
  104 Nursing Building, 1530 Third Avenue
  35294-1210 AL
  AL
Town:
  Birmingham
Country:
  USA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (1-205) 934 5360
Fax:
  (1-205) 934 1894
Web Site:
  http://www.uab.edu/son
Date of Designation:
  04/Mar/1993
Last Redesignation:
  18/Apr/2015
Expiry:
  18/Apr/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. Collaborate with PAHO/WHO to strengthen the quality of Nursing and Midwifery Education, including in the agenda priority topics such as Universal Health Coverage, Universal Health Access, and Primary Health Care. 
  2. Collaborate with PAHO/WHO to enhance the use and dissemination of knowledge resources to strengthen nursing and midwifery capacity and quality improvement in nursing and midwifery education program outcomes 
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Subjects:
  1. Nursing 
  2. Informatics and Telemedicine 
  3. Child & maternal health 
Types of activity:
  1. Information dissemination 
  2. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  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: 13.3 - Human resource policies and practices in place to attract and retain top talent, promote learning and professional development, manage performance, and foster ethical behaviour.
 
Responsible Officer:
  CASSIANI Silvia
Phone:
  +1 43048
Email:
  cassianis@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