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Ref.No. [Initiator]
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/2011
Expiry:
  31/Mar/2015
Terms of Reference:
  1. To work with WHO in ascertaining human fascioliasis epidemiology 
  2. To assist WHO in clarifying lymnaeid vector classification and differentiation characteristics 
  3. To contribute to WHO's efforts in assessing human fascioliasis morbidity 
  4. To assist WHO in the evaluation and improvement of diagnostic techniques for human fascioliasis 
  5. To work with WHO in ascertaining human fascioliasis transmission and infection sources 
  6. To contribute to WHO's efforts in the implementation of human fascioliasis control initiatives 
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Subjects:
  1. Parasitic diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
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Types of activity:
  1. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  2. Research 
  3. Providing technical advise to WHO 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 1.3 - Effective coordination and support provided to Member States in order to provide access for all populations to interventions for the prevention, control, elimination and eradication of neglected tropical diseases, including zoonotic diseases.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  ENGELS Dirk A.
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13824
Email:
  engelsd@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