THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST INDIES SCHOOL OF NURSING, MONA (UWISON)

WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Development in the Caribbean

DIRECTORS

Dawn Munroe

Eulalia Kahwa

STAFF

Cynthia Pitter

Monique Lynch

TERMS OF REFERENCE

Support PAHO/WHO in developing and supporting nursing and midwifery educational programmes and practice.

Support PAHO/WHO to facilitate the development of a research culture and collaboration in nursing and midwifery in the Caribbean and internationally.

This institution is a member of the
WHOCC MIDWIFERY NETWORK

ANNUAL REPORT 2020

Our Centre is collaborating with a team from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to develop an article describing the situation of nursing research and make recommendations for increasing research output by nurses in the Caribbean.

Our Centre is mandated by PAHO to build capacity of educators in CARICOM Countries to implement Interprofessional education as part of the Regional strategy for human resources for health and universal health coverage. We have conducted a survey among educators in CARICOM Countries to determine training needs of the faculty in terms of inter-professional education. A three-day training workshop on inter-professional curriculum development, implementation and evaluation will be held after needs assessment

    • A three-days training on inter-professional curriculum development, implementation and evaluation will be organized by our WHO CC and PAHO/WHO. The training will take place at the UWI School of Nursing, Mona. The objective of the training will be to develop capacities in Caribbean faculty to implement inter-professional education.
    • A four-week research internship program to train 12-15 nurses and midwives in the Caribbean in research methodology