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FRA-72 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  Centre collaborateur de l'OMS pour l'Evaluation de nouveaux Insecticides destinés à la Lutte contre les Vecteurs

Director / Head: 
  Dr Fabrice Chandre
 




Institution:
  Laboratoire de Lutte contre les Insectes nuisibles (LIN)
  Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD)
Address:
  911 avenue Agropolis, BP 64501, Cedex 5
  34 394
 
Town:
  Montpellier
Country:
  FRANCE
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (33) 4 67 41 63 99
Fax:
  (33) 4 67 41 63 30
Web Site:
  www.mivegec.ird.fr/
Date of Designation:
  01/Oct/1983
Last Redesignation:
  08/May/2016
Expiry:
  08/May/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. Laboratory testing and evaluation of pesticide products (WHOPES Phase I) intended for public health use according to WHO guidelines  
  2. Small-scale field testing and evaluation (WHOPES Phase II - experimental huts) of pesticide products in malaria and arbovirus endemic countries through the ABC and the VBC networks  
  3. Provide technical advice to WHO on use of public health pesticides for vector-borne disease control, including development of guidelines for testing, evaluation of pesticide products and insecticide resistance  
  4. Support WHO in strengthening the capacity of vector-borne disease endemic countries in testing and evaluation of public health pesticides 
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Subjects:
  1. Vector biology & control 
  2. Malaria 
  3. Biological 
Types of activity:
  1. Development and application of appropriate technology 
  2. Evaluation  
  3. Providing technical advise to WHO 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 8.2 - Technical support and guidance provided to Member States for the implementation of primary prevention interventions that reduce environmental hazards to health, enhance safety and promote public health, including in specific settings (e.g. workplaces, homes or urban settings) and among vulnerable population groups (e.g. children).
  Ower: 8.4 - Guidance, tools and initiatives created in order to support the health sector in influencing policies in other sectors to allow policies that improve health, the environment and safety to be identified and adopted.
  Ower: 8.5 - Health-sector leadership enhanced for creating a healthier environment and changing policies in all sectors so as to tackle the root causes of environmental threats to health, through means such as responding to emerging and re-emerging consequences of development on environmental health and altered patterns of consumption and production and to the damaging effect of evolving technologies.
Responsible Officer:
  VELAYUDHAN Raman
Phone:
  +41 22 791 1868

Technical Counterpart:
  GASIMOV Elkhan
Phone:
  +4545336962
Email:
  gasimove@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork