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FRA-99 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  Centre collaborateur de l'OMS pour la Recherche en Epidémiologie et la Réponse aux Maladies émergentes

Director / Head: 
  Dr Emmanuel Baron
 




Institution:
 
  EPICENTRE
Address:
  8 rue Saint Sabin, - F-75011
  F-75011
 
Town:
  Paris
Country:
  FRANCE
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (33-1) 40 21 28 48
Fax:
  (33-1) 40 21 28 03
Date of Designation:
  23/Aug/1996
Last Redesignation:
  14/Apr/2010
Expiry:
  14/Apr/2014
Terms of Reference:
  1. Provide technical assistance for outbreak preparedness and early detection, and participation to rapid intervention to control outbreak situations by proposing experienced medical staff 
  2. Participation to regional and international intervention epidemiology trainings organised by WHO 
  3. Participate to the evaluation and to the reinforcement of surveillance systems of communicable diseases, specifically in emergency situations 
  4. Contribution to research protocols development and participation to research projects supported by WHO (and related to control and surveillance of communicable diseases) 
  5. Contribution to the writing of guidelines on outbreaks response and control 
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Subjects:
  1. Communicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
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Types of activity:
  1. Evaluation  
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 1.4 - Policy and technical support provided to Member States in order to enhance their capacity to carry out surveillance and monitoring of all communicable diseases of public health importance.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  FORMENTY Pierre B.H.
Phone:
  +41 22 79 12550
Email:
  formentyp@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  MERCER David John
Phone:
  +45 39171467
Email:
  mercerd@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork