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IND-111 [SEARO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for the health of indigenous populations

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Neeru Singh
 




Institution:
 
  Regional Medical Research Centre for Tribals (RMRCT)
Address:
  Nagpur Road
  482003
  Madhya Pradesh
Town:
  Jabalpur
Country:
  INDIA
Region:
  SEARO
Phone:
  +91-761-2672239/2672800
Fax:
  +91-761-2672835
Date of Designation:
  15/May/2012
Last Redesignation:
  15/May/2012
Expiry:
  15/May/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. As a technical resource centre on tribal health, design and conduct research on health problems of tribal populations including development and/or evaluation of anti-malarial drugs and vaccines. 
  2. Serve as reference centre for evaluation of rapid diagnostic test and their quality control, research on insecticide treated nets and other materials related to tribal population 
  3. Assess the disease burden and economic consequences of malaria and other health problems among tribals and use these data for further refining strategies and interventions 
  4. Develop training materials and carry out training of health care workers on epidemiology and control of health problems of tribal populations 
  5. As an information clearing house on tribal health, collate, analyse and disseminate information and materials relating to health problems of tribal and other vulnerable populations in the region 
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Subjects:
  1. Malaria 
  2. Vector biology & control 
  3. Research policy & development 
Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Evaluation  
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 1.5 - New knowledge, intervention tools and strategies that meet priority needs for the prevention and control of communicable diseases developed and validated, with scientists from developing countries increasingly taking the lead in this research.
  Ower: 2.6 - New knowledge, intervention tools and strategies developed and validated to meet priority needs for the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, with scientists from developing countries increasingly taking the lead in this research.
 
Responsible Officer:
  ORTEGA Leonard Icutanim
Phone:
  +911123309118
Email:
  ortegal@who.int

You can also contact:
  1. KRISHNAN Sampath Kumar 
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Technical Counterpart:
  SHUTES Erin Lee
Phone:
  +41 22 79 12697
Email:
  shutese@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork