Collaborating Centres are key institutions with relevant expertise distributed throughout the world. They represent a valuable resource as an extended and integral arm of the Organization’s capacity to implement its mandated work.
The Region of the Americas is home to 189 active WHO Collaborating Centres (as of 14 May 2020), which are referred to as PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centres (PAHO/WHO CCs) located in several countries of the Region.
The activities of each PAHO/WHO CC are aligned with the outcomes of the current WHO Programme Budget. PAHO ensures that they are also aligned with the current PAHO Program & Budget.
PAHO/WHO CCs are encouraged to form working relationships with other Centres and national institutions recognized by WHO through the formation of collaboration networks or incorporation into existing ones.
The Spotlight Series highlights the deliverables of PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centres and how their activities contribute to the achievement of the Organization’s priorities and mandates.
Understanding the infodemic and disinformation in the fight against COVID-19 The COVID-19 outbreak and the corresponding response have been accompanied by a massive infodemic, an excessive amount of information that makes it difficult for people to find reliable...read more
In its role as the PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centre for International Nursing Development in Primary Health Care, the College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago in collaboration with PAHO has co-organized a publication titled Perspectives and Contributions of...read more
In their roles as PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centres, the Department of Medical Informatics, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, (PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centre for Information Systems and Digital Health); Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centre for...read more
En su rol de Centro Colaborador de la OPS/OMS en Gestión del Conocimiento, el Departamento de Informática en Salud, del Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, está colaborando con la OPS en el desarrollo y diseminación de Hojas Informativas sobre el uso de tecnologías de...read more