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TUN-9 [EMRO]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training on Leishmaniasis

Director / Head: 
  Professor Hechmi Louzir
  Dr Afif BENSALAH




Institution:
 
  Pasteur Institute of Tunisia, Ministry of Public Health
Address:
  13, Place Pasteur, BP 74
  1002
 
Town:
  Tunis
Country:
  TUNISIA
Region:
  EMRO
Phone:
  (216-71) 789 608
Fax:
  (216-71) 791 833
Web Site:
 
Date of Designation:
  17/Jan/1994
Last Redesignation:
  01/Apr/2009
Date of Discontinuation:
  05/Aug/2013
Terms of Reference:
  1. Research and Training for epidemiology and control of leishmaniasis 
  2. Research and Training on Immunology and vaccine development 
  3. Research and Training on diagnostic tools 
  4. Research, training and collaboration on molecular and biochemical applications in Leishmania detection and identification, and in rodent or parasite characterization 
  5. Research, Training and collaboration on parasite biology and host-parasite interactions 
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Subjects:
  1. Leishmaniasis 
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Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Research 
  3. Coordination of activities carried out by several institutions (e.g. other WHO collaborating centres) 
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:
  RUIZ POSTIGO Jose Antonio
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13870
Email:
  postigoj@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  DAGNE Daniel Argaw
Phone:
  +41 22 79 14532
Email:
  daniel@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork