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KAZ-7 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Plague

Director / Head: 
  Dr Bakyt Atshabar
 




Institution:
 
  Aikimbayev's Kazakh Scientific Centre for Quarantine and Zoonotic Diseases
Address:
  14 Kapalskaya
  050054
 
Town:
  Almaty
Country:
  KAZAKHSTAN
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +7 7272 510 293
Fax:
  +7 7272 570 641
Web Site:
  www.kscqzd.kz
Date of Designation:
  15/Oct/2009
Last Redesignation:
  15/Oct/2013
Expiry:
  15/Oct/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. To provide WHO with a technical expertise on Yersinia strains identification and susceptibility to antibiotics as well as on epidemiological surveillance and outbreak investigation and control. 
  2. To participate in trainings on pathogenic Yersinia laboratory diagnosis, surveillance and control of human and zoonotic plague.  
  3. To maintain a collection of reference strains and to provide, when possible, other laboratories with reference materials.  
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Subjects:
  1. Bacterial diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
  2. Zoonoses 
  3. Communicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
Types of activity:
  1. Collection; collation and dissemination of information 
  2. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  3. Development and application of appropriate technology 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 1.7 - Member States and the international community equipped to detect, assess, respond to and cope with major epidemic and pandemic-prone diseases (e.g. influenza, meningitis, yellow fever, haemorrhagic fevers, plague and smallpox) through the development and implementation of tools, methodologies, practices, networks and partnerships for prevention, detection, preparedness and intervention.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  BERTHERAT Eric Gerard Georges
Phone:
  +41 22 79 14608
Email:
  bertherate@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  GAVRILIN Evgeniy
Phone:
  +45 45 33 66 80
Email:
  gavriline@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork