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Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Center for research on interactions on the epidemiology of human African trypanosomiasis

Director / Head: 
  Doctor Vincent Jamonneau
  Doctor Bruno Bucheton




Institution:
  Unité de Recherhce 177 IRD "Interactions Hôte/Vecteur/Parasite dans les Trypanosomoses" basée au Centre International de Recherche et Développement sur l'Elevage en zones Subhumides (CIRDES)
  Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD)
Address:
  BP 454
  01
 
Town:
  Bobo Dioulasso
Country:
  BURKINA FASO
Region:
  AFRO
Phone:
  +226.20.97.62.15
Fax:
  +226.20.97.23.20
Web Site:
  http://www.ird.fr
Date of Designation:
  16/Sep/2010
Last Redesignation:
  16/Sep/2010
Expiry:
  16/Sep/2014
Terms of Reference:
  1. Technical support for medical surveys 
  2. Scientific and technical collaboration to improve diagnostic tools 
  3. Optimize control strategies in the HAT elimination context 
  4. Technical support and assessment for vector control 
  5. Collection and local storage of specimen for the WHO HAT specimen bank 
  6. Contribution to the HAT atlas 
  7. Training (students, mobile teams, heads of NSSCP) 
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Subjects:
  1. Trypanosomiasis 
  2. Health Technology (including laboratory services; but excluding blood safety) 
  3. Vector biology & control 
Types of activity:
  1. Development and application of appropriate technology 
  2. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  3. Research 
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: 1.4 - Policy and technical support provided to Member States in order to enhance their capacity to carry out surveillance and monitoring of all communicable diseases of public health importance.
  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.
Responsible Officer:
  PEREZ SIMARRO Pere
Phone:
  +41 22 79 11345
Email:
  simarrop@who.int

You can also contact:
  1. FRANCO MINGUELL Jose Ramon 
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Technical Counterpart:
  DIARRA Abdoulaye
Phone:
 
Email:
  diarraa@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork