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SPA-37 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre on Fascioliasis and Its Snail Vectors

Director / Head: 
  Prof Dr Santiago Mas-Coma
 




Institution:
  Unidad de Parasitología, Departamento de Biología Celular y Parasitología
  Universidad de Valencia
Address:
  Av. Blasco Ibáñez No. 13
  46010
  Valencia
Town:
  Valencia
Country:
  SPAIN
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +34-96-3864101 / 04
Fax:
  +34-96-3864885
Web Site:
  rectorat@uv.es
Date of Designation:
  31/Mar/2011
Last Redesignation:
  31/Mar/2015
Expiry:
  31/Mar/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. To work with WHO in assessing fasciolid resistance to triclabendazole 
  2. To contribute to WHO's efforts in the implementation of human fascioliasis control initiatives 
  3. To work with WHO in ascertaining human fascioliasis epidemiology 
  4. To assist WHO in clarifying lymnaeid vector classification and differentiation characteristics 
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Subjects:
  1. Neglected Tropical Diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
  2. Parasitic diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
  3. Zoonoses 
Types of activity:
  1. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  2. Research 
  3. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
WHO Outputs:
  1.4.1 - Implementation and monitoring of the WHO road map for neglected tropical diseases facilitated
  1.4.2 - Implementation and monitoring of neglected tropical disease control interventions facilitated by evidence-based technical guidelines and technical support
  1.4.3 - New knowledge, solutions and implementation strategies that respond to the health needs of disease-endemic countries developed through strengthened research and training
Responsible Officer:
  YAJIMA Aya
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13554
Email:
  yajimaa@who.int

You can also contact:
  1. YAJIMA Aya 
  2. ABELA-RIDDER Bernadette 
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Technical Counterpart:
  EMIROGLU Nedret
Phone:
  +45 45 33 66 62
Email:
  emiroglun@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork