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USA-296 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Global Public Health Workforce Development

Director / Head: 
  Dr Peter Bloland
 




Institution:
  Coordinating Office for Global Health, Office of Capacity Development and Program Coordination
  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Address:
  1600 Clifton Road, NE, Mailstop E 93
  30333
  Georgia
Town:
  Atlanta
Country:
  USA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (1-404) 639 7806
Fax:
  (1-404) 639 4617
Date of Designation:
  18/Jun/2001
Last Redesignation:
  29/Apr/2010
Expiry:
  29/Apr/2014
Terms of Reference:
  1. To assist WHO in building sustainable capacity in Ministries of Health for CDC core public health functions (epidemiology, surveillance, laboratory services and program implementation) through workforce development and technical assistance. 
  2. To contribute to and assist WHO to disseminate evidence-based best practices in public health leadership/management, epidemiology, surveillance, laboratory, health metrics, human resources development and information systems, health communications, health protection and promotion and injury prevention and control. 
  3. To leverage partnerships to establish sustainable capacity to perform core public health functions across CDC, in collaboration with WHO, on HRH workforce development initiatives. 
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Subjects:
  1. Health systems research & development 
  2. Human resources for health (excluding Nursing) 
  3. Health information; statistics; measurement & trend assessment 
Types of activity:
  1. Evaluation  
  2. Information dissemination 
  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:
  GODUE Charles
Phone:
  1-202-974-3296
Email:
  goduecha@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  SOUSA Maria Angelica
Phone:
  +41 22 79 12793
Email:
  sousaa@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork