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Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Center for Research and Training on Neglected and other Parasitic Zoonoses

Director / Head: 
  Prof Maria VANG JOHANSEN
 




Institution:
  Section for Parasitology, Health and Development (PSU), Department for Veterinary Disease Biology (IVS)
  Faculty of Life Sciences (LIFE), University of Copenhagen
Address:
  Dyrelaegevej 100 - DK-1870
  DK-1870
 
Town:
  Frederiksberg
Country:
  DENMARK
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +45 35 33 14 38/ +45 26 36 55 80
Fax:
  (+45) 35 33 14 33
Web Site:
  http://www.ivs.ku.dk
Date of Designation:
  26/Mar/2001
Last Redesignation:
  05/Oct/2013
Expiry:
  05/Oct/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. To assist WHO in the elaboration and evaluation of guidelines, manuals and strategies for surveillance, prevention and control of parasitic zoonoses. 
  2. To conduct applied research projects on the epidemiology, prevention and control of parasitic zoonoses. 
  3. To work with WHO in organizing scientific meetings and educational activities on parasitic zoonoses surveillance, prevention and control. 
  4. To contribute to WHO's work providing developing countries with information services, advice & support for the implementation of evidence-based surveillance, prevention and control of parasitic zoonoses. 
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Subjects:
  1. Zoonoses 
  2. Parasitic diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
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Types of activity:
  1. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  2. Research 
  3. Information dissemination 
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:
  GAVRILIN Evgeniy
Phone:
  +45 45 33 66 80
Email:
  gavriline@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork