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Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Rabies Surveillance & Research

Director / Head: 
  Dr Thomas Müller
 




Institution:
  Institute for Molecular Biology
  Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Federal Research Institute for Animal Health
Address:
  Südufer 10
  D-17493
 
Town:
  Greifswald - Insel Riems
Country:
  GERMANY
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (49-38) 351 7-1102
Fax:
  (49-38) 351 7-1151
Web Site:
  http://www.fli.bund.de
Date of Designation:
  01/Jan/1975
Last Redesignation:
  16/Jul/2016
Expiry:
  16/Jul/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. To conduct and coordinate research on rabies based upon recommendations of the WHO expert committees, scientific groups and other consultative meetings. Areas of research are oral vaccination of wildlife & dogs, epidemiological and laboratory diagnostics of rabies, and epidemiology of rabies in neozoa and European bats. 
  2. To collect & analyze rabies surveillance data & to distribute the information to collaborating institutes. To further develop the European database for rabies as an interdisciplinary platform and information source of rabies surveillance & research in Europe and as a template for other regions. 
  3. To contribute to the Global Health Observatory of the WHO by providing expert knowledge and available rabies surveillance and related data or information 
  4. To provide support & expertise for surveillance & control measures of rabies 
  5. To provide training in the fields of epidemiology & laboratory diagnostics. 
  6. To standardize techniques & reagents & distribute WHO reagents to other laboratories. 
  7. To undertake consultative work for WHO & other laboratories upon request.  
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Subjects:
  1. Rabies  
  2. Zoonoses 
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Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
  2. Research 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  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:
  ABELA-RIDDER Bernadette
Phone:
  +41 22 791 2072
Email:
  abelab@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  BROWN Caroline Sarah
Phone:
  +4545336997
Email:
  brownc@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork