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RUS-63 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference & Research on Plague

Director / Head: 
  1.2 Professor Vladimir Dubyanskiy
 




Institution:
  Department of Epidemiology
  Stavropol Research Antiplague Institute
Address:
  13-15, Sovetsakya Street,
  355035
  Stavropol province
Town:
  Stavropol
Country:
  RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (7-865) 226 0312
Fax:
  (7-865) 226 0312
Web Site:
 
Date of Designation:
  01/Jan/1970
Last Redesignation:
  04/Jun/2015
Expiry:
  04/Jun/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. To participate in Yersinia pestis surveillance through strains identification and determination of susceptibility to antibiotics  
  2. To participate in laboratory trainings on Y. pestis as well as in training on plague epidemiological surveillance, outbreak investigation and control. 
  3. To maintain a collection of reference strains of pathogenic Yersinia as well as strains used for production of plague vaccine and diagnostic reagents and to provide reference materials to other laboratories under WHO request  
  4. To provide WHO with a technical expertise on epidemiological surveillance of plague  
  5. To map and monitor the natural plague foci in Caucasus and improve methods of forecast foci activity. 
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Subjects:
  1. Communicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
  2. Zoonoses 
  3. Bacterial diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
  2. Development and application of appropriate technology 
  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:
  BERTHERAT Eric Gerard Georges
Phone:
  +41 22 79 14608
Email:
  bertherate@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  GAVRILIN Evgeniy
Phone:
  +45 45 33 66 80
Email:
  gavriline@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork