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Ref.No. [Initiator]
ITA-80 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases

Director / Head: 
  Dr Giovanni B. MIGLIORI
 




Institution:
 
  Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, Clinica del Lavoro e della Riabilitazione
Address:
  Via Roncaccio 16
  I-21049
  Varese
Town:
  Tradate
Country:
  ITALY
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (39-0331) 829 404
Fax:
  (39-0331) 829 402
Web Site:
  http://www.fsm.it
Date of Designation:
  12/Oct/2000
Last Redesignation:
  23/Dec/2016
Expiry:
  23/Dec/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. By request of WHO, to perform missions to selected countries to assess the TB control/pre- elimination situation, national strategic planning and programmes, to strengthen human resources and to provide technical assistance on TB and TB/HIV. 
  2. When requested by WHO, and in close collaboration, to organize consultants training based on the End TB Strategy. 
  3. To promote, organize, run and publish operational research projects under WHO leadership relevant to TB and TB/HIV control and elimination.  
  4. To serve in the WHO Task forces on M-Health and Latent TB Infection, promote their related activities and support them with periodic update on published research studies. 
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Subjects:
  1. Tuberculosis 
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Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Evaluation  
  3. Support WHO in the implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
WHO Outputs:
  1.2.1 - Worldwide adaptation and implementation of the global strategy and targets for tuberculosis prevention, care and control after 2015 as adopted in resolution WHA67.1
  1.2.2 - Updated policy guidelines and technical tools to support the adoption and implementation of the global strategy and targets for tuberculosis prevention, care and control after 2015, covering the three pillars: (1) integrated, patient-centred care and prevention; (2) bold policies and supportive systems; and (3) intensified research and innovation
 
Responsible Officer:
  GARGIONI Giuliano E.M.
Phone:
 
Email:
  gargionig@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  ACOSTA Colleen
Phone:
 
Email:
  acostac@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork