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CUB-18 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for the Study and Control of Dengue

Director / Head: 
  Prof. María G. GUZMÁN
 




Institution:
  Dengue Laboratory
  Institute of Tropical Medicine "Pedro Kouri"
Address:
  Autopista Novia del Mediodía Km 6, PO Box Marianno, 13 La Lisa -
  13600
  Habana
Town:
  La Habana
Country:
  CUBA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (53-7) 202 0633
Fax:
  (53-7) 2046051
Date of Designation:
  07/Jul/2005
Last Redesignation:
  15/Jun/2017
Expiry:
  15/Jun/2021
Terms of Reference:
  1. To contribute to PAHO/WHO's work in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Integrated Management Strategy for dengue prevention and control, (IMS-Dengue) in the context of the circulation of other arboviral diseases. 
  2. To assist PAHO/WHO in the implementation of differential dengue diagnoses within the new framework of the Arbovirus Diagnosis Laboratory Network (RELDA).  
  3. To assist PAHO/WHO in the implementation of the new PAHO Dengue Guidelines for Patient Care and the Tool for the Diagnosis and Care of Patients with Suspected Arboviral Diseases.  
  4. At PAHO/WHO’s request, provide support to develop, review and implement dengue technical documents, organize training courses, and participate in advisory missions.  
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Subjects:
  1. Viral diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
  2. Neglected Tropical Diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
  3. Communicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
Types of activity:
  1. Information dissemination 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  1.4.1 - Implementation and monitoring of the WHO road map for neglected tropical diseases facilitated
  1.4.2 - Implementation and monitoring of neglected tropical disease control interventions facilitated by evidence-based technical guidelines and technical support
  1.4.3 - New knowledge, solutions and implementation strategies that respond to the health needs of disease-endemic countries developed through strengthened research and training
Responsible Officer:
  SAN MARTIN Jose Luis
Phone:
  +1 43140
Email:
  sanmartj@who.int

You can also contact:
  1. FRANCO Leticia 
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Technical Counterpart:
  VELAYUDHAN Raman
Phone:
  +41 22 791 1868
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork