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Ref.No. [Initiator]
JPN-38 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference, Research and Training on Tuberculosis

Director / Head: 
  Dr Nobukatsu ISHIKAWA
 




Institution:
 
  Research Institute of Tuberculosis (RIT)
Address:
  Matsuyama 3-1-24 - 204-8533 Tokyo
  204-8533
  Tokyo
Town:
  Kiyose
Country:
  JAPAN
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (81-42) 493 5711
Fax:
  (81-42) 492 8258
Date of Designation:
  12/Aug/1982
Last Redesignation:
  26/Apr/2016
Expiry:
  26/Apr/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. To organize training courses on TB-control in-line with WHO’s strategies and guidelines, as well as incorporating the principles of Universal Health Coverage, for program managers, physicians, nurses, epidemiologists, medical technologists, and others. 
  2. To provide technical assistance to national tuberculosis control programs in developing countries to facilitate the implementation of WHO's Stop TB Strategy. 
  3. To work with WHO to conduct and facilitate research activities in tuberculosis control and TB/HIV, particularly in epidemiological investigations, monitoring and evaluation of activities in TB control programs, strategy development for TB and TB/HIV control, and drug resistance surveillance. 
  4. To function as Supranational Reference Laboratory for Cambodia, Mongolia and the Philippines, including providing technical assistance for laboratory strengthening (in-line with WHO policies and guidelines). 
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Subjects:
  1. Tuberculosis 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Provision of reference substances and other services 
WHO Outputs:
  1.2.1 - Intensified implementation of Stop TB Strategy to scale up care and control, with focus on reaching vulnerable populations, strengthening surveillance, and alignment with health sector plans facilitated
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  NISHIKIORI Nobuyuki
Phone:
  +63 2 5289706

Technical Counterpart:
  GRZEMSKA Malgorzata
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3989
Email:
  grzemskam@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork