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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 Bobbie Berkowitz




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/2015
Expiry:
  20/Jan/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. Collaborate with PAHO/WHO to strengthen the response of the health sector in human resources development in education through identification and application of core competencies for an advanced practice nursing model. 
  2. Collaborate with PAHO/WHO to strengthen the health sector in human resources through regional expertise development of clinical nursing and midwifery research in Latin America and Caribbean countries. 
  3. Collaborate with PAHO/WHO to advance human resources for health development with expanded knowledge and application of informatics in nursing. 
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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:
  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:
  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