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Ref.No. [Initiator]
THA-29 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research on Rabies Pathogenesis and Prevention

Director / Head: 
  Prof Visith Sitprija
  Dr 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/2011
Expiry:
  06/Jan/2015
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:
  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:
  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