PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centre

The UWI School of Nursing, Mona was redesignated November 2011 as the PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centre (WHOCC) for Nursing and Midwifery Development in the Caribbean.  The Terms of Reference include:

  • Collaborate with WHO to promote and support the development of nursing and midwifery education and practice in the Caribbean and internationally,
  • Collaborate with WHO to support adequate nursing and midwifery regulation in the Caribbean, and
  • Collaborate with WHO to conduct and disseminate research and build research capacity in nursing and midwifery through regional and international collaboration.

For additional information visit:
The UWISON PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centre website -
The WHO Collaborating Centre Factsheet-