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USA-297 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing Information, Knowledge Management and Sharing

Director / Head: 
  Dr Nancy Reynolds
  Dr. Patricia Davidson




Institution:
  Center for Global Nursing
  Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
Address:
  525 N. Wolfe Street
  21205
  MD
Town:
  Baltimore
Country:
  USA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  410-614-5312
Fax:
  410-502-5481
Date of Designation:
  02/Jul/2001
Last Redesignation:
  20/Aug/2017
Expiry:
  20/Aug/2021
Terms of Reference:
  1. To work with PAHO/WHO to facilitate information exchange and promote equitable access to information and scientific knowledge via the Global Alliance for Nursing and Midwifery (GANM) for enabling global nursing and midwifery communities of practice and other Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) supported activities. 
  2. To contribute to the PAHO/WHO’s work in the growth, development and deployment of learning and informed online environments to address the social determinants of health, advance Sustainable Development Goals, improve access to health and universal health coverage, and advance nursing, midwifery health and healthcare globally. 
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Subjects:
  1. Nursing 
  2. Human resources for health (excluding Nursing) 
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Types of activity:
  1. Information dissemination 
  2. Training and education 
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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