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SPA-45 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Malaria Control, Elimination and Eradication

Director / Head: 
  Dr Antoni Plasencia
 




Institution:
  Research Area
  Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal)
Address:
  Calle Rosselló, 132, 5-2
  E-08036
  Catalonia
Town:
  Barcelona
Country:
  SPAIN
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +34932279212
Fax:
  +34932279853
Date of Designation:
  13/Mar/2013
Last Redesignation:
  13/Mar/2017
Expiry:
  13/Mar/2021
Terms of Reference:
  1. To draw from advances and synthesis of the science of malaria elimination and eradication to inform relevant WHO policies and guidelines  
  2. To support the writing up of WHO guidelines, handbooks and reports 
  3. To extend and engage with WHO GMP in training for malaria elimination, in coordination with other partners  
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Subjects:
  1. Malaria 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Organization of events (e.g. conferences; summits) 
  3. Coordination of activities carried out by several institutions (e.g. other WHO collaborating centres) 
WHO Outputs:
  1.3.1 - Countries enabled to implement evidence-based malaria strategic plans, with focus on effective coverage of vector control interventions and diagnostic testing and treatment, therapeutic efficacy and insecticide resistance monitoring and surveillance through capacity strengthening for enhanced malaria reduction
  1.3.2 - Updated policy recommendations, strategic and technical guidelines on vector control, diagnostic testing, antimalarial treatment, integrated management of febrile illness, surveillance, epidemic detection and response for accelerated malaria reduction and elimination
 
Responsible Officer:
  SHUTES Erin Lee
Phone:
  +41 22 791 2697
Email:
  shutese@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  GASIMOV Elkhan
Phone:
  +4545336962
Email:
  gasimove@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork