Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and World health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center
Since 2010, NCRHP has served as one of just three PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centers in North America focusing on medical education and primary health care.
NCRHP collaborates with PAHO/WHO on work related to the following core areas:
- Conceptualize, implement and evaluate educational reforms to prepare future health care practitioners, particularly in the area of primary health care
- Reorient medical education toward social accountability principles and interprofessional training
- Develop programs for health professionals education, with special focus on underserved communities, rural populations and areas with inequitable access
Leadership and Training:
NCRHP provides training and consultation on primary health care initiatives to faculty and health care providers from around the Americas, including South America, Central America and the Caribbean.
Partnerships with universities and programs around the world allow for an exchange of student experiences and collaboration and include Maastricht University, Netherlands; Princess Naradhiwas University, Thailand; The Network: Towards Unity for Health (TUFH), a global network of individuals, institutions and organizations committed to improving the health of their communities; University of Aberdeen, Scotland; and University of Skvöde, Sweden.
University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford
1601 Parkview Avenue
Rockford, Illinois 61107
- Register for a FREE Virtual Student Program!March 27, 2023 - 5:52 pm
Illinois Primary Health Care Association (IPHCA) is excited to announce their fourth virtual student program, “Understanding and Serving America’s Underserved”. IPHCA has hosted this program for the past 10 years. Through a virtual, self-paced format, they are excited to offer this program to even more students interested in pursuing a career serving the underserved. “Understanding […]