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Ref.No. [Initiator]
SPA-27 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Leishmaniasis

Director / Head: 
  Dr Javier Moreno
  Dr Nieto Javier




Institution:
  Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, Servicio de Parasitologia
  Instituto de Salud Carlos III
Address:
  Ctra. Majadahonda-Pozuelo Km, 2,2
  E-28220
  Madrid
Town:
  Madrid
Country:
  SPAIN
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +34 91 822 36 23
Fax:
  +34 91 509 70 34
Web Site:
  http://www.isciii.es
Date of Designation:
  14/Sep/1998
Last Redesignation:
  13/Feb/2012
Expiry:
  13/Feb/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. By request of WHO, to participate with experts in the epidemiological and outbreak assessments in endemic countries 
  2. In coordination with WHO, to prepare protocols for xenodiagnosis and maintenance of sandfly colonies, 
  3. When requested by WHO, to participate in evaluation of diagnostic and control tools and WHO network for diagnosis 
  4. In coordination with WHO, to participate in international programs and projects of cooperation with endemic countries including capacity building, technology transfer and control programs implementation 
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Subjects:
  1. Leishmaniasis 
  2. Vector biology & control 
  3. HIV/AIDS 
Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Development and application of appropriate technology 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 1.5 - New knowledge, intervention tools and strategies that meet priority needs for the prevention and control of communicable diseases developed and validated, with scientists from developing countries increasingly taking the lead in this research.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  DAGNE Daniel Argaw
Phone:
  +41 22 79 14532
Email:
  daniel@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  EJOV Mikhail Nicolaevich
Phone:
  +45 45 33 66 61
Email:
  ejovm@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork