Terms of Reference

  1. To contribute to better understanding of interprofessional education (IPE) in the context of overall transformative scaling up of health professional education.
  2. To collect and disseminate evidence for transformative scale up of health professional education by promoting research & training in evaluating the efficacy of IPE programs.
  3. To expand linkages with health professional education institutions and to provide IPE training courses in Western Pacific Region.


  1. Better understanding and dissemination of WHO/WPRO initiatives in IPE and CP.
  2. Collecting evidence for the effect of IPE on attitudes of learners and educators toward IPE and CP.
  3. Conducting literature review on the efficacy of IPE and CP.
  4. Collaboration with Education Development Centers in Western Pacific Region introduces IPE, under the coordination of WHO.
  5. Development of training course for educators and health practitioners.