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CHN-18 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Lymphatic Filariasis and Taeniasis/Cysticercosis

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Gong Maoqing
 




Institution:
 
  Shandong Institute of Parasitic Diseases
Address:
  11 Taibai Road
  272033
  Shandong
Town:
  Jining
Country:
  CHINA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (86-537) 2321859
Fax:
  (86-537) 2353277
Web Site:
  http://www.sdipd.com/
Date of Designation:
  01/Jun/1980
Last Redesignation:
  13/Jul/2013
Expiry:
  13/Jul/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. To assist WHO with train professional staff and primary health care workers in the surveillance and control of filariasis and taeniasis/systicercosis; 
  2. to study methods to control vector mosquitos by environmental management and biological techniques in collaboration with WHO; 
  3. to perform epidemiological investigations and pilot control of taeniasis/cysticercosis in the community; 
  4. to develop immunodiagnostic tests for taeniasis/cysticercosis in collaboration with WHO; 
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  7. to develop a sensitive and specific molecular biology and immunodiagnostic tests for epidemiological surveillance of filariasis in collaboration with WHO 
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Subjects:
  1. Filarial infections 
  2. Parasitic diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Development and application of appropriate technology 
  3. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
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:
  KING Jonathan
Phone:
  +41 22 79 11423
Email:
  kingj@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  CHRISTOPHEL Eva-Maria
Phone:
  +63 2 5289723
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork