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CHN-58 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre on Schistosomiasis Control in Lake Regions

Director / Head: 
  Professor Ping Yi
 




Institution:
 
  Hunan Institute of Parasitic Diseases
Address:
  436 Jin'e Middle Road
  414000
  Hunan Province
Town:
  Yueyang
Country:
  CHINA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (86-730) 861 5012
Fax:
  (86-730) 862 3018
Web Site:
 
Date of Designation:
  07/May/1990
Last Redesignation:
  15/Feb/2012
Expiry:
  15/Feb/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. Collection and dissemination of information of research on schistosomiasis. 1.1 To collect information of activities of schistosomiasis control and edite the Yearbook of Statistic of Schistosomiasis Control Work in Hunan Province.; 1.2 To provide information and advisory services of schistosomiasis control for grassroots units in the lake of region. 
  2. Research on schistosomiasis control and assessment of its strategies. To study and assess new methods and techniques of schistosomiasis control in lake regions and improve current control strategies. 
  3. Training professional personals in the field of schistosomiasis control in the province. 3.1 To hold training workshops to locatlstafff to improve their skills in the province every year; 3.2 To hold one national workshop during the proposed time. 
  4. Field investigation and monitoring of endemic situation in the Lake areas. 4.1 To run 16 national longitudinal surveillance sites. 4.2 To continue the fields investigation and monitor the endemic situation of schistosomiasis in the Dongting Lake region. 
  5. Cooperation with WHO.To strengthen the communication and cooperation with WHO centers and international organizations in schistosomiasis control aspects. 
  6. Schedule of submitted reports. If the Institute is resigned to be a WHO cooperating center on schistosomiasis control in the lake areas, it will strictly adhere to the proposed terms of references. The annual report will be submitted in January and work report of four years term will be put forward in January of 2010. 
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Subjects:
  1. Schistosomiasis 
  2. Health information; statistics; measurement & trend assessment 
  3. Health systems research & development 
Types of activity:
  1. Development and application of appropriate technology 
  2. Research 
  3. Training and education 
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:
  CHITSULO Lester
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13862
Email:
  chitsulol@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