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AUS-60 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Arbovirus Reference and Research

Director / Head: 
  Prof John Aaskov
 




Institution:
  School of Life Sciences
  Queensland University of Technology
Address:
  60 Musk Avenue
  4059
  Queensland
Town:
  Brisbane
Country:
  AUSTRALIA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (61-7) 3138 6193
Fax:
  (61-7) 3138 6030
Web Site:
 
Date of Designation:
  05/Jan/1993
Last Redesignation:
  26/Jun/2016
Expiry:
  26/Jun/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. To conduct research and provide technical advice related to arbovirus diseases. 
  2. To provide a tertiary referral service for laboratories diagnosing arboviral diseases. 
  3. To provide advice & assistance in the event of outbreaks of arbovirus infection. 
  4. To provide reference stocks of virus & antisera to other national & international laboratories. 
  5. To train arbovirologists. 
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Subjects:
  1. Viral diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
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Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
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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.
  Ower: 11.1 - Formulation and monitoring of comprehensive national policies on access, quality and use of essential medical products and technologies advocated and supported.
 
Responsible Officer:
  ABEYASINGHE Rabindra Romauld
Phone:
  +63 2 5289725

Technical Counterpart:
  FORMENTY Pierre B.H.
Phone:
  +41 22 791 2550
Email:
  formentyp@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork