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

Director / Head: 
  Professor Sazaly Abu Bakar
 




Institution:
  Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine
  University of Malaya
Address:
  University of Malaya
  50603
  Wilayah Persekutuan
Town:
  Kuala Lumpur
Country:
  MALAYSIA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (60-3) 7967 5756
Fax:
  (60-3) 7967 5757
Date of Designation:
  20/Apr/1982
Last Redesignation:
  26/Aug/2011
Expiry:
  26/Aug/2015
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1. Provide surveillance of dengue virus, and other arbovirus in Malaysia with a view to provide an early warning system, and render assistance in the investigation of outbreaks 
  2. 2. Render assistance and provide dengue, and other arboviruses reference services to laboratories within the Western Pacific Region and beyond 
  3. 3. Assist in the development and evaluation of dengue, and other arboviruses diagnostic tests, and support basic and clinical research 
  4. 4. Support WHO activities in infectious diseases 
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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  
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WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 1.3 - Effective coordination and support provided to Member States in order to provide access for all populations to interventions for the prevention, control, elimination and eradication of neglected tropical diseases, including zoonotic diseases.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  LEE Chin-Kei
Phone:
  +63 2 5289944
Email:
  LeeC@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