Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Tuberculosis Research and Training
Director / Head:
Dr Prahlad Kumar
National Tuberculosis Institute (NTI)
No. 8, Avalon Bellary Road
91 080 23362431
91 080 23440952
Date of Designation:
Terms of Reference:
- To assist WHO for capacity building on Tuberculosis care and control in the SEA Region
- To participate in collaborative research on TB epidemiology, care and control strategies relevant to country context of the SEA Region under WHO leadership
- On request of WHO, to provide technical support on Tuberculosis to institutions in Member countries in SEA Region
- Research policy & development
Types of activity:
- Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.)
- Training and education
Ower: 2.2 - Policy and technical support provided to countries towards expanded gender-sensitive delivery of prevention, treatment and care interventions for HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, including integrated training and service delivery; wider service-provider networks; and strengthened laboratory capacities and better linkages with other health services, such as those for sexual and reproductive health, maternal, newborn and child health, sexually transmitted infections, nutrition, drug-dependence treatment service respiratory care, neglected diseases and environmental health.
Ower: 2.4 - Global, regional and national systems for surveillance, evaluation and monitoring strengthened and expanded to keep track of progress towards targets and allocation of resources for HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria control and to determine the impact of control efforts and the evolution of drug resistance.
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.
HYDER Md Khurshid Alam
+41 22 791 3989
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
Link to eWork