PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing Research Development


Carla Aparecida Arena Ventura

Maria Helena Palucci Marziale


Juliana Gazzotti 


Collaborate with PAHO/WHO in strengthening nursing research for the development of nursing human resources and nursing practice in priority areas
Activity 1.1: Increase the number of collaborative research activities in human resources for health and nursing in priority health areas.
Activity 1.2: Virtual Course on research methodology.
Activity 1.3: Identify, in collaboration with PAHO/WHO, experiences of Interprofessional Education in undergraduate programs in nursing.

Collaborate with PAHO/WHO in strengthening and expanding dissemination of health information and knowledge with emphasis on nursing and health.
Activity 2.1: Strengthen Latin American Nursing journals.
Activity 2.2: Organize two thematic series of the Journals Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem – Human Resources in Health and Nursing and Revista Eletrônica Saúde Mental Álcool e Drogas – Human Resources in Mental Health, which are published by the institution.
Activity 2.3: Organize a meeting to discuss the role of nurses in Primary Health Care.
Activity 2.4: Produce a compendium of Brazilian exemplary “case studies” to illustrate best practices in nursing to advance universal access to health and universal health coverage.

Contribute with PAHO/WHO to strengthen nursing faculty development through research training and updating to improve scientific quality and improve nursing curriculum.
Activity 3.1: Organization and maintenance of the Pan American Directory of Schools of Nursing.
Activity 3.2: Collaborate with PAHO in the organization and maintenance of the Pan American Directory of Schools of Nursing.
Activity 3.3: Increase capacity building in research through human resources development and education for health professionals in Guyana.