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THA-29 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research on Rabies Pathogenesis and Prevention

Director / Head: 
  Prof Visith Sitprija
  Pakmanee Narumol




Institution:
  Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute
  Thai Red Cross Society
Address:
  1871 Rama IV Road
  10330
 
Town:
  Bangkok
Country:
  THAILAND
Region:
  SEARO
Phone:
  (66-2) 252 0161-4
Fax:
  (66-2) 254 0212
Date of Designation:
  01/Apr/1990
Last Redesignation:
  06/Jan/2015
Expiry:
  06/Jan/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. To conduct basic research on various aspects of rabies as applied to prevention & control of rabies. 
  2. To undertake clinical studies on rabies vaccines to enhance their immunogenicity & cost-effectiveness. 
  3. To refine production technologies for rabies immunoglobulins to improve their safety & efficacy. 
  4. To support & facilitate implementation of WHO Regional Rabies Control Programme including training & information exchange activities. 
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Subjects:
  1. Rabies  
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  3. Development and application of appropriate technology 
WHO Outputs:
  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:
  ABELA-RIDDER Bernadette
Phone:
  +41 22 79 12072
Email:
  abelab@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  GONGAL Gyanendra
Phone:
  +911123370804
Email:
  gongalg@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork