PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centre

The UWI School of Nursing, Mona was redesignated November 2018 as the PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centre (WHOCC) for Nursing and Midwifery Development in the Caribbean. The Terms of Reference are as follows:

  • Support PAHO/WHO in developing and supporting nursing and midwifery capacity building activities
  • Support PAHO/WHO to strengthen the development of a research culture and collaboration in nursing and midwifery in the Caribbean region and internationally
  • Support PAHO/WHO to collate, publish, and disseminate information to strengthen scholarship and evidence-based practice in nursing and midwifery

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The WHO Collaborating Centre Factsheet

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