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CHN-104 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Center for Reference and Research on Influenza

Director / Head: 
  Dr Yuelong Shu
  Dr Dayan Wang




Institution:
  Chinese National Influenza Center, National Institute for Viral Disease Control and Prevention
  Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC)
Address:
  155 Changbai Road, Changping District
  102206
 
Town:
  Beijing
Country:
  CHINA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  +86 10 5890 0851
Fax:
  +86 10 5890 0851
Web Site:
  http://www.cnic.org.cn
Date of Designation:
  28/Oct/2010
Last Redesignation:
  28/Oct/2014
Expiry:
  28/Oct/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. Strengthening laboratory capability to promote vaccine virus selection and vaccine composition recommendation 
  2. Promoting efforts on pandemic preparation and response, and providing findings and expert suggestions to WHO 
  3. Sharing routine surveillance data with WHO and GISRS 
  4. Assistant WHO to improve the influenza surveillance in WHO member states 
  5. Promoting basic scientific research on influenza to support disease control and prevention 
  6. Conducting related activities according to the PIP Framework 
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Subjects:
  1. Influenza 
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Types of activity:
  1. Provision of reference substances and other services 
  2. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
  5.2.1 - Countries are enabled to develop and implement operational plans, in line with WHO recommendations on strengthening national resilience and preparedness covering pandemic influenza and epidemic and emerging diseases
  5.2.2 - Expert guidance and systems support in place for disease control, prevention, treatment, surveillance, risk assessment and risk communications
 
Responsible Officer:
  ZHANG Wenqing
Phone:
  +41 22 79 14282
Email:
  zhangw@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  LEE Chin-Kei
Phone:
  +63 2 5289944
Email:
  LeeC@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork