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USA-272 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Advanced Practice Nursing

Director / Head: 
  Dr Jennifer Dohrn
  Dr Lorraine Frazier




Institution:
  School of Nursing
  Columbia University
Address:
  630 West 168th Street, Box 6
  10032
  NY
Town:
  New York
Country:
  USA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  212-305-0059
Fax:
  212-305-0722
Date of Designation:
  15/May/1996
Last Redesignation:
  20/Jan/2019
Expiry:
  20/Jan/2023
Terms of Reference:
  1. Support PAHO/WHO to build capacity to strengthen the response of the health sector through the identification and application of core competencies for an advanced practice nursing (APN) model 
  2. Support PAHO/WHO to strengthen the health sector in human resources through regional expertise development of nursing and midwifery research in Latin America and Caribbean Member States. 
  3. Support PAHO/WHO to build capacity of human resources for health development with expanded knowledge and application of e-learning/informatics in nursing and midwifery. 
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Subjects:
  1. Nursing 
  2. Emergency & humanitarian action 
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Types of activity:
  1. Information dissemination 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  4.2.2 - Health workforce strategies oriented towards universal health coverage implemented in countries
  4.2.1 - Equitable integrated, people-centred service delivery systems in place in countries and public health approaches strengthened
 
Responsible Officer:
  CASSIANI Silvia
Phone:
  +1 43048
Email:
  cassianis@who.int

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