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Ref.No. [Initiator]
ARG-29 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Insecticide Resistance and Insecticide Research on Chagas and Dengue Vectors

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Eduardo Zerba
 




Institution:
 
  Centro de Investigaciones de Plagas e Insecticides (CIPEIN)
Address:
  Juan Bautista La Salle 4397, Villa Martelli
  1603
  Buenos Aires
Town:
  Villa Martelli
Country:
  ARGENTINA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (54-11) 4709 5334
Fax:
  (54-11) 4709 5334
Date of Designation:
  21/Oct/1998
Last Redesignation:
  09/Jan/2013
Expiry:
  09/Jan/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. Studies and monitoring of insecticide resistance in Chagas and dengue vectors in order to establish strategies for alternative control 
  2. To develop & serve as reference laboratory of a Latin American network to monitor susceptibility & resistance of Chagas & dengue vectors to insecticides in different countries of the region. 
  3. Training on monitoring of susceptibility & resistance of Chagas & dengue vectors to insecticides and vector control activities 
  4. Search for alternative insecticides & application methodologies that are safe, more appropriate & with better relationship cost-effect for triatomines & Aedes control 
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Subjects:
  1. Vector biology & control 
  2. Viral hemorrhagic fevers 
  3. Parasitic diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
Types of activity:
  1. Development and application of appropriate technology 
  2. Collection; collation and dissemination of information 
  3. Training and education 
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:
 

Technical Counterpart:
  JANNIN Jean Georges
Phone:
  13779/13878
Email:
  janninj@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork