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Ref.No. [Initiator]
SWI-46 [EURO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Vaccine Immunology

Director / Head: 
  Prof. Claire-Anne Siegrist
 




Institution:
  Département de Pédiatrie et de Pathologie, Centre médical universitaire, Faculté de Médecine
  Université de Genève
Address:
  1 rue Michel Servet, 1211 Geneva 4 -
 
 
Town:
  Geneva
Country:
  SWITZERLAND
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (41-22) 379 5778
Fax:
  (41-22) 379 5801
Date of Designation:
  12/Jun/1995
Last Redesignation:
  04/Oct/2015
Expiry:
  04/Oct/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. To provide WHO with technical expertise in vaccine immunology  
  2. To support WHO in translating research on optimal immunization schedules and strategies 
  3. To support WHO in vaccine immunology training 
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Subjects:
  1. Vaccines 
  2. Immunology 
  3. Child & maternal health 
Types of activity:
  1. Provision of reference substances and other services 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Information dissemination 
WHO Outputs:
  1.5.1 - Implementation and monitoring of the global vaccine action plan as part of the Decade of Vaccines Collaboration strengthened with emphasis on reaching the unvaccinated and under-vaccinated populations
  1.5.3 - Target product profiles for new vaccines and other immunization-related technologies defined and research priorities to develop vaccines of public health importance and overcome barriers to immunization agreed
  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:
  BUTLER Robb
Phone:
  +4545336635
Email:
  butlerr@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  GIERSING Birgitte
Phone:
  +41 22 791 2816
Email:
  giersingb@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork