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Ref.No. [Initiator]
CAN-101 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for tuberculosis research

Director / Head: 
  Dr Richard Menzies
 




Institution:
  McGill International Tuberculosis Centre, at the McGill University Health Centre
  McGill University
Address:
  1001 rue Decarie, Room EM3.3212
  H4A 3J1
  Quebec
Town:
  Montreal
Country:
  CANADA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  +1 514 934-1934 Ext. 42815
Fax:
  +1 514  934-4476
Date of Designation:
  17/Nov/2018
Last Redesignation:
  17/Nov/2018
Expiry:
  17/Nov/2022
Terms of Reference:
  1. To provide technical assistance in low and middle income countries in the promotion and implementation of the WHO Global Action Framework for TB research (GAF), and provide input to improvements into the GAF based on periodic evaluations of progress in these countries. 
  2. In collaboration with WHO, to provide technical assistance to low and middle income countries to build research capacity for tuberculosis and lung diseases. 
  3. To assist WHO in the gathering and analysis of evidence to inform health policy and technical guidelines development in treatment and prevention of tuberculosis and lung diseases. 
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Subjects:
  1. Tuberculosis 
  2. Research policy & development 
  3. Health information; statistics; measurement & trend assessment 
Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  1.2.1 - Worldwide adaptation and implementation of the global strategy and targets for tuberculosis prevention, care and control after 2015 as adopted in resolution WHA67.1
  1.2.2 - Updated policy guidelines and technical tools to support the adoption and implementation of the global strategy and targets for tuberculosis prevention, care and control after 2015, covering the three pillars: (1) integrated, patient-centred care and prevention; (2) bold policies and supportive systems; and (3) intensified research and innovation
 
Responsible Officer:
  ZIGNOL Matteo
Phone:
 
Email:
  zignolm@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  LOPEZ OLARTE Rafael Alberto
Phone:
 
Email:
  lopezraf@paho.org
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork