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Ref.No. [Initiator]
FRA-118 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Listeria

Director / Head: 
  Prof Marc LECUIT
  Alexandre Leclercq




Institution:
  Department of Infection and Epidemiology - "Microorganisms and host barriers" Group
  Institut Pasteur
Address:
  28 rue du Docteur Roux
  75724
  cedex 15
Town:
  Paris
Country:
  FRANCE
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +33 (0)1 40 61 31 12
Fax:
  +33 (0)1 40 61 35 67
Web Site:
  http://www.pasteur.fr
Date of Designation:
  01/Nov/2011
Last Redesignation:
  01/Nov/2015
Expiry:
  01/Nov/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. Assisting WHO in building capacities for integrated surveillance to detect, control and prevent listeriosis  
  2. Strengthening laboratory capacity for the Listeria monocytogenes surveillance through provision of technical assistance to WHO member states  
  3. Contributing to the implementation of the activities under the Advisory Group on Integrated Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance (AGISAR) for the control of AMR related to the Listeria monocytogenes  
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Subjects:
  1. Food safety 
  2. Bacterial diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
  3. Health systems research & development 
Types of activity:
  1. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
  5.4.2 - Multisectoral collaboration to reduce foodborne public health risks, including those arising at the animal-human interface
  5.4.3 - Adequate national capacity to establish and maintain risk-based regulatory frameworks to prevent, monitor, assess and manage foodborne and zoonotic diseases and hazards
  Ower: 5.5 - Support provided to Member States for strengthening national preparedness and for establishing alert and response mechanisms for food-safety and environmental health emergencies.
Responsible Officer:
  MINATO Yuki
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3713
Email:
  minatoy@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  KRUSE Hilde
Phone:
  +4545336754
Email:
  kruseh@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork