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USA-303 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre in Gerontological Nursing Education

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Nancy VanDevanter
 




Institution:
  College of Nursing
  New York University
Address:
  433 First Avenue
  10010-4067
  New York
Town:
  New York
Country:
  USA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (1-212) 998 5321
Fax:
  (1-212) 995 4679
Date of Designation:
  23/Oct/2003
Last Redesignation:
  15/Feb/2020
Expiry:
  15/Feb/2024
Terms of Reference:
  1. To support PAHO/WHO in building inter-professional workforce capacity using the Integrated Care for Older People (ICOPE) guidelines to strengthen health system-based integrated care for older persons including promoting healthy aging, managing chronic disease, teaching self-care for older persons, and other priority issues for healthy aging identified by PAHO/WHO. 
  2. To support PAHO/WHO in building the capacity of interprofessional providers to document and assess data about the implementation and outcomes of ICOPE evidence-based practices that can inform decisions about services to address aging and the health of older adults.  
  3. TOR Support PAHO/WHO to increase the capacity of the health care workforce to meet dependence of care needs of older adults living in the communities. 
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Subjects:
  1. Ageing 
  2. Nursing 
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Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
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WHO Outputs:
  1.1.1 - Countries enabled to provide high-quality, people-centred health services, based on primary health care strategies and comprehensive essential service packages
  1.1.5 - Countries enabled to strengthen their health workforce
 
Responsible Officer:
  VEGA GARCIA Enrique
Phone:
 
Email:
  vegaenri@paho.org

Technical Counterpart:
  SADANA Ritu
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3250
Email:
  sadanar@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork