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About WHO Collaborating Centres

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“The WHO Collaborating Centres (WHOCCs) are a highly valued mechanism of cooperation in which relevant institutions are designated by WHO to support the implementation and achievement of the Organization's planned strategic objectives at the regional and global levels; enhancing the scientific validity of its global health work; as well as developing and strengthening institutional capacity in countries and regions.”

 

 

WHO Collaborating Centres Fact Sheet

http://www.who.int/collaboratingcentres/Factsheet_WHOCC_2010_English.pdf

Global Network of WHO Collaborating Centres for Nursing and Midwifery Development

Comprises of 44 institutions of excellence from the six regions of WHO.  For more information visit Global Network for the WHO Collaborating Centres for Nursing and Midwifery Development