Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases
Director / Head:
Dr Giovanni B. MIGLIORI
Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, Clinica del Lavoro e della Riabilitazione
Via Roncaccio 16
(39-0331) 829 404
(39-0331) 829 0402
Date of Designation:
Terms of Reference:
- By request of WHO, to perform missions to selected countries to assess the TB control/pre-elimination situation and programmes, to strengthen human resources and to provide technical assistance on TB and TB/HIV.
- When requested by WHO, and in close collaboration, to organize consultants training based on the Stop TB strategy and the New post-2015 Strategy.
- To promote, organize, run and publish operational research projects under WHO leadership relevant to TB and TB/HIV control and elimination.
Types of activity:
- Training and education
- Collection; collation and dissemination of information
WHO organization wide expected result:
2.1 - Guidelines, policy, strategy and other tools developed for prevention of, and treatment and care for patients with, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, including innovative approaches for increasing coverage of the interventions among poor people, and hard-to-reach and vulnerable populations.
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.
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Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
Link to eWork