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SUD-12 [EMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO collaborating centre for research on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and lung diseases

Director / Head: 
  Prof Asma ElSony
 




Institution:
  HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and Lung disease research sections
  The Epidemiological Laboratory (Epi-Lab)
Address:
  House No. 11, Block 3, Khartoum 3
  11111-12810
  Khartoum
Town:
  Khartoum
Country:
  SUDAN
Region:
  EMRO
Phone:
  00249912305097
Fax:
  249155152445
Web Site:
  www.epilab.org.sd
Date of Designation:
  11/Mar/2012
Last Redesignation:
  11/Mar/2012
Expiry:
  11/Mar/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. Conduct and publish research to highlight public/lung health problems according to WHO, MDG and national priorities in Sudan; 
  2. Identify and pilot models for interventions to help solve public health problems; 
  3. Build national, regional and international partnerships to further work and support for public health research and services in Sudan; 
  4. Build and strengthen health workers' capacity in TB, lung health and HIV/AIDS diagnosis, treatment, drug supply management and recording and reporting through cyclical training courses, followed by on-going technical support, monitoring and evaluation; 
  5. Provide educational and training materials including manuals, standard operating procedures, posters, etc…; 
  6. Conduct public health education and promotion activities in Sudan and the region; (Advocacy and social mobilization is one of the components of the Stop TB strategy and the epi-lab wants to apply for other health conditions,Health education is is an integral part of Public Health and it is important to be kept as one of the terms of reference) 
  7. Maintain regular reporting and communication between the Epi-lab and the WHO; (aiming at sustaining a communication channel with WHO and strengthening communication in the field of health ) 
  8. Ensure wide dissemination of knowledge and lessons learned at national, regional and international levels.(It is an important TOR for the institution and needs to be kept)  
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Subjects:
  1. HIV/AIDS 
  2. Tuberculosis 
  3. Respiratory Infections 
Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 2.6 - New knowledge, intervention tools and strategies developed and validated to meet priority needs for the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, with scientists from developing countries increasingly taking the lead in this research.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  ABDEL AZIZ Mohamed
Phone:
 
Email:
  azizm@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  RIDLEY Robert George
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13802
Email:
  ridleyr@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork