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
- Upcoming EventsSeptember 21, 2023 - 6:05 pm
Below are two upcoming opportunities to add to your learning and skill set! VII Annual Latinx Health Symposium – Oct 13-14 – This academic event will gather Latinx affirming health experts, medical Spanish educators and leaders to provide education centered on Latinx health topics for physicians, other health professionals, and students. Illinois CHW Association Summit 2023 – […]