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ITA-52 [Headquarters]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases Control

Director / Head: 
  Dr Carlo SEVERINI
 




Institution:
  Laboratory of Parasitology
  Istituto Superiore di Sanita
Address:
  Viale Regina Elena 299
  I-00161
 
Town:
  Rome
Country:
  ITALY
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (39-06) 4990 6101
Fax:
  (39-06) 4990 3561
Web Site:
  http://www.iss.it
Date of Designation:
  01/Apr/1992
Last Redesignation:
  07/Jul/2010
Date of Discontinuation:
  11/Aug/2014
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1. To carry out operational research highly relevant for control of malaria and selected neglected tropical diseases (Leishmaniases and American trypanosomiasis. 
  2. 2. To provide WHO Member States with technical support to malaria and selected neglected tropical diseases control programs (Leishmaniases and American trypanosomiasis) . 
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Subjects:
  1. Malaria 
  2. Vector biology & control 
  3. Parasitic diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Information dissemination 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 1.3 - Effective coordination and support provided to Member States in order to provide access for all populations to interventions for the prevention, control, elimination and eradication of neglected tropical diseases, including zoonotic diseases.
  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.
 
Responsible Officer:
  ENGELS Dirk A.
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13824
Email:
  engelsd@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  EMIROGLU Nedret
Phone:
  +45 45 33 66 62
Email:
  emiroglun@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork