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Ref.No. [Initiator]
UNK-255 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre in Geospatial Disease Modelling

Director / Head: 
  Dr Peter Gething
  Mike Thorn




Institution:
  Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology
  University of Oxford
Address:
  Roosevelt Drive
  OX1 7FY
  Oxfordshire
Town:
  Oxford
Country:
  UK
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +44 (0)1865 617790
Fax:
  +44 (0)1865 281 253
Date of Designation:
  18/Dec/2013
Last Redesignation:
  18/Dec/2017
Expiry:
  18/Dec/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. At the request of WHO, to develop country-level estimates of malaria risk (parasite prevalence, disease incidence), programme coverage and associated factors to inform the annual World Malaria Report and other WHO publications. 
  2. To facilitate WHO’s work in assessing the socio-economic impact of malaria and malaria control and project changes in malaria risk to 2040. 
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Subjects:
  1. Health information; statistics; measurement & trend assessment 
  2. Malaria 
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Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
  2. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  3. Evaluation  
WHO Outputs:
  1.3.2 - Updated policy recommendations, strategic and technical guidelines on vector control, diagnostic testing, antimalarial treatment, integrated management of febrile illness, surveillance, epidemic detection and response for accelerated malaria reduction and elimination
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  CIBULSKIS Richard E.
Phone:
  +41 22 791 2667
Email:
  cibulskisr@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  GASIMOV Elkhan
Phone:
  +4545336962
Email:
  gasimove@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork