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MAA-13 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Ecology, Taxonomy and Control of Vectors of Malaria, Filariasis and Dengue

Director / Head: 
  Dr Han Lim LEE
 




Institution:
  Division of Medical Entomology
  Institute for Medical Research
Address:
  Jalan Pahang,
  50588
  Federal Territory
Town:
  Kuala Lumpur
Country:
  MALAYSIA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (60-3) 2616 2688
Fax:
  (60-3) 2692 0675
Web Site:
  www.imr.gov.my
Date of Designation:
  18/Sep/1985
Last Redesignation:
  04/Nov/2011
Expiry:
  04/Nov/2015
Terms of Reference:
  1. To conduct research in the field of all aspects of the ecology of all stages of the vectors of malaria, lymphatic filariasis & dengue. 
  2. To undertake investigations on the proper identification & taxonomy of & the elucidation of the status of closely related group species of vectors & non-vectors of the three diseases above. . 
  3. To search for newer methods & stategies for vector control & to undertake investigation in the laboratory & field on their practical feasibility. 
  4. To undertake the planning & organization of individual & group training in the above for national & regional needs. 
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Subjects:
  1. Vector biology & control 
  2. Malaria 
  3. Filarial infections 
Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Development and application of appropriate technology 
  3. Training and education 
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:
  CHRISTOPHEL Eva-Maria
Phone:
  +63 2 5289723

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