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NOR-24 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Center for Reference and Reseach on Meningococci

Director / Head: 
  Prof. Dominique A. Caugant
 




Institution:
  Department of Bacteriology & Immunology
  Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Address:
  P.O. Box 4404 Nydalen
  NO-0403
 
Town:
  Oslo
Country:
  NORWAY
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +47 21 07 63 11
Fax:
  +47 21 07 81 05
Web Site:
 
Date of Designation:
  17/Sep/2013
Last Redesignation:
  17/Sep/2013
Expiry:
  17/Sep/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. To support WHO in meningitis surveillance and outbreak detection and response 
  2. To strengthen meningitis diagnostic and laboratory capacity 
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Subjects:
  1. Bacterial diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
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Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
  2. Outbreaks and emergencies 
  3. Providing technical advise to WHO 
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:
  FERNANDEZ Katya
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13796
Email:
  fernandezk@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  LO FO WONG Danilo
Phone:
  +45 45336612
Email:
  lofowongd@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork