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Ref.No. [Initiator]
NEP-5 [SEARO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for TB and TB/HIV Research and Training

Director / Head: 
  Dr Kashi Kant JHA
 




Institution:
  SAARC Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS Centre
  SAARC Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS Centre
Address:
  Thimi, Bhaktapur G.P.O., Box 9517 -
  44600
 
Town:
  Kathmandu
Country:
  NEPAL
Region:
  SEARO
Phone:
  +977- 1- 6632477, 6632601
Fax:
  (977-1) 6634379
Web Site:
  http://www.saarctb.org
Date of Designation:
  13/Mar/2002
Last Redesignation:
  03/Jul/2014
Expiry:
  03/Jul/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. Training and knowledge dissemination on TB & HIV and laboratory  
  2. Technical support for operational research on TB/HIV, surveillance and cross border issues.  
  3. Provision of technical support to countries for implementation of TB and HIV control activities 
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Subjects:
  1. Tuberculosis 
  2. HIV/AIDS 
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Types of activity:
  1. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  2. Research 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 2.1 - Guidelines, policy, strategy and other tools developed for prevention of, and treatment and care for patients with, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, including innovative approaches for increasing coverage of the interventions among poor people, and hard-to-reach and vulnerable populations.
  Ower: 2.2 - Policy and technical support provided to countries towards expanded gender-sensitive delivery of prevention, treatment and care interventions for HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, including integrated training and service delivery; wider service-provider networks; and strengthened laboratory capacities and better linkages with other health services, such as those for sexual and reproductive health, maternal, newborn and child health, sexually transmitted infections, nutrition, drug-dependence treatment service respiratory care, neglected diseases and environmental health.
  Ower: 2.6 - New knowledge, intervention tools and strategies developed and validated to meet priority needs for the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, with scientists from developing countries increasingly taking the lead in this research.
Responsible Officer:
  HYDER Md Khurshid Alam
Phone:
  +911123309138
Email:
  hyderk@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  GUNNEBERG Christian
Phone:
  +41 22 79 12732
Email:
  gunnebergc@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork