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AUS-34 [Headquarters]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Immunology and Molecular Parasitology

Director / Head: 
  Professor Alan Cowman
 




Institution:
 
  The Walter & Eliza Hall Institute
Address:
  1G Royal Parade
  3052
  Victoria
Town:
  Melbourne
Country:
  AUSTRALIA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (61-3) 9345 2555
Fax:
  (61-3) 9347 0852
Web Site:
  http://www.wehi.edu.au
Date of Designation:
  01/Jan/1972
Last Redesignation:
  21/Feb/2011
Date of Discontinuation:
  13/Mar/2014
Terms of Reference:
  1. To accept appropriately qualified candidates from the region for advanced training in immunology & molecular parasitology. 
  2. To facilitate the exchange of personnel between laboratories in the field and the Centre so that the techniques can be learned for application in the field and personnel from the Centre can participate in laboratory work in the field. 
  3. To perform research on field samples using sophisticated technology not available in the field for assessment of vaccine candidates. 
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Subjects:
  1. Immunology 
  2. Vaccines 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Development and application of appropriate technology 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 1.5 - New knowledge, intervention tools and strategies that meet priority needs for the prevention and control of communicable diseases developed and validated, with scientists from developing countries increasingly taking the lead in this research.
  Ower: 2.6 - New knowledge, intervention tools and strategies developed and validated to meet priority needs for the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, with scientists from developing countries increasingly taking the lead in this research.
 
Responsible Officer:
  LAUNOIS Pascal
Phone:
  12659/12609
Email:
  launoisp@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  CHRISTOPHEL Eva-Maria
Phone:
  +63 2 5289723
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork