Pan American Network

Overview

Pan American Network of Nursing and Midwifery Collaborating Centres (PANMCC)

The Pan American Network of Nursing and Midwifery Collaborating Centers (PANMCC) is a network of Nursing and Midwifery WHO Collaborating Centres based in the Americas (WHO AMRO Region) and focused on fostering partnerships and advancing nursing and midwifery within the region.

In 1993, the 11 designated WHO Collaborating Centres for Nursing and Midwifery Development in the Region of the Americas established a regional association that meets annually to strengthen nursing goals and activities specific to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) agenda. Now numbering 20 WHOCCs, the organization is known as the Pan American Network of Nursing and Midwifery WHO Collaborating Centres (PANMCC). To advance the global cause of Health for All by cooperative actions among the WHO Collaborating Centres for Nursing and Midwifery Development within the PAHO Region.

GHLO Partnerships and Global Efforts

Current Memoranda of Understanding

The GHLO facilitates partnerships between the UIC College of Nursing and institutions around the world to advance nursing education and research with a global focus. For the majority of these partnerships, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is established at the institutional/university level (www.uic.edu/depts/oia/oiaagreements.html), while the relationship itself is built at the college level. Of the current UIC MOU’s, the College of Nursing has established MOU’s with the following institutions.

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