Regional Forum of WHO Collaborating Centres in Western Pacific
The first Regional Forum of WHO Collaborating Centres in Western Pacific was held from 13 to 14 November 2014. The forum provided an opportunity for collective deliberation to achieve more effective and accountable partnerships.
The objectives of the forum were:
- to provide an overview of WHO current priorities and future initiatives
- to share good practices and success stories of effective collaboration that could be scaled up and more widely adopted; and
- to identify innovative opportunities and means for strengthening and enhancing partnerships between WHO collaborating centres and WHO.
Overall, 196 representatives – 181 attendees in Manila and 15 via videoconference – from 135 collaborating centres in 10 countries in the Region participated in the forum