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Ref.No. [Initiator]
ARG-14 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Referential Diagnosis, Biological Production & Training in Chagas & Parasitic Diseases

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Andrés Ruiz
  Dr. Andres Mariano Ruiz




Institution:
  Instituto Nacional de Parasitología “Dr. Mario Fatala Chaben” (INP)
  Administración Nacional de Laboratorios e Institutos de Salud “Dr. Carlos G. Malbrán” (ANLIS)
Address:
  Avenida Paseo Colon 568
  1063
 
Town:
  Buenos Aires
Country:
  ARGENTINA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (54-11) 4331 4010 /16 /17 /19 /7732
Fax:
  (54-11) 4331 7142
Date of Designation:
  10/Sep/1981
Last Redesignation:
  09/Feb/2017
Expiry:
  09/Feb/2021
Terms of Reference:
  1. Referencial diagnosis and external control of the diagnosis of parasitic diseases in regional countries by demand of PAHO/WHO 
  2. Support PAHO/WHO in the transfer of technology and the knowledge in parasitic diseases to regional centers. 
  3. At PAHO/WHO request, develop training in the diagnosis of Chagas disease and parasitic diseases. 
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Subjects:
  1. Trypanosomiasis 
  2. Leishmaniasis 
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Types of activity:
  1. Information dissemination 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Standardization of terminology and nomenclature 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 1.3 - Effective coordination and support provided to Member States in order to provide access for all populations to interventions for the prevention, control, elimination and eradication of neglected tropical diseases, including zoonotic diseases.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  SALVATELLA Roberto
Phone:
  +598 27073590 x320
Email:
  salvater@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  ALBAJAR VINAS Pedro
Phone:
  +41 22 791 1261
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork