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MAA-12 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Arbovirus Reference & Research (Dengue/Severe Dengue)

Director / Head: 
  Professor Sazaly AbuBakar
 




Institution:
  Tropical Infectious Diseases Research & Education Centre (TIDREC)
  University of Malaya
Address:
  University of Malaya
  50603
  Wilayah Persekutuan
Town:
  Kuala Lumpur
Country:
  MALAYSIA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (603) 7967 6670
Fax:
  (603) 7967 5753
Date of Designation:
  20/Apr/1982
Last Redesignation:
  26/Aug/2015
Expiry:
  26/Aug/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. Assist WHO in providing reference services to Member States and supporting outbreak investigation, preparation and response. 
  2. Assist WHO in providing training and promoting sharing of best practices among Member States. 
  3. Assist WHO in the development and evaluation of tools and practices, and support WHO activities. 
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Subjects:
  1. Communicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
  2. Viral hemorrhagic fevers 
  3. Vector biology & control 
Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Evaluation  
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  5.1.1 - Countries enabled to develop core capacities required under International Health Regulations (2005)
  5.1.2 - WHO has the capacity to provide evidence-based and timely policy guidance, risk assessment, information management and communications for all acute public health emergencies
  5.2.2 - Expert guidance and systems support in place for disease control, prevention, treatment, surveillance, risk assessment and risk communications
Responsible Officer:
  NAKAGAWA Jun
Phone:
  +63 2 5289950
Email:
  nakagawaj@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  VELAYUDHAN Raman
Phone:
  +41 22 79 11868
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork