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SAA-14 [EMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Infection Prevention and Control

Director / Head: 
  Dr Hanan Balkhy
 




Institution:
  Infection Prevention and Control Program
  King Abdulaziz Medical City, King Fahad National Guard Hospital
Address:
  P.O. Box 22490
  11426
 
Town:
  Riyadh
Country:
  SAUDI ARABIA
Region:
  EMRO
Phone:
  966-1-2520088 ext 43720
Fax:
  966-1-2520437
Web Site:
  www.ngha.med.sa
Date of Designation:
  01/Jan/2009
Last Redesignation:
  01/Jan/2013
Expiry:
  01/Jan/2015
Terms of Reference:
  1. To support training and education activities in the field of infection prevention and control 
  2. To provide expert scientific and technical support and guidance to WHO programmes, projects and collaboration platforms relating to infection prevention and control in health care 
  3. To assist WHO in the development and dissemination of policies, technical guidance, and tools to promote improved infection control practices. 
  4. To support WHO's efforts to build capacity of Member States in relation to surveillance of health care associated infections and antimicrobial resistance 
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Subjects:
  1. Infection control 
  2. Health information; statistics; measurement & trend assessment 
  3. Research policy & development 
Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Research 
  3. Information dissemination 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 1.4 - Policy and technical support provided to Member States in order to enhance their capacity to carry out surveillance and monitoring of all communicable diseases of public health importance.
  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:
  MALIK SK MD Mamunur
Phone:
 
Email:
  malikm@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  EREMIN Sergey Romualdovich
Phone:
  +41 22 79 12320
Email:
  eremins@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork