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Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Control and Epidemiology of Rabies in Carnivores

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Fehlner-Gardiner Christine
 




Institution:
  Centre of Expertise (COFE) for Rabies, Ottawa Laboratory Fallowfield (OLF)
  Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Address:
  3851 Fallowfield Road P.O. Box 11300, Station H
  K2H 8P9
  Ontario
Town:
  Nepean
Country:
  CANADA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (1-613) 228 6698
Fax:
  (1-613) 228 6669
Date of Designation:
  11/Mar/1992
Last Redesignation:
  08/Jan/2011
Expiry:
  08/Jan/2015
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1. To collaborate with WHO's Department of Communicable Diseases Control, Prevention & Eradication in the fields of animal rabies control (with special reference to wildlife species & dogs) & research on rabies epidemiology. 
  2. 2. To carry out research on rabies epidemiology of different field strains in major host species & field strain identification. 
  3. To collaborate with WHO using OLF staff & facilities in individual training programmes for WHO fellows. 
  4. To participate in WHO meetings & assists, as applicable, in the preparation & coordination of WHO workshops & consultations on various aspects of rabies surveillance & control. 
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Subjects:
  1. Zoonoses 
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Types of activity:
  1. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  2. Provision of reference substances and other services 
  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.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  ABELA-RIDDER Bernadette
Phone:
  +41 22 79 12072
Email:
  abelab@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  DEL RIO Victor Javier
Phone:
 
Email:
  delriov@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork