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Ref.No. [Initiator]
UNK-274 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Sexually Transmitted Infections

Director / Head: 
  Professor David Mabey
 




Institution:
  Department of Clinical Research
  London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Address:
  Keppel Street
  WC1E 7HT
 
Town:
  London
Country:
  UK
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +44 (0) 20 7636 8636
Fax:
 
Date of Designation:
  11/May/2016
Last Redesignation:
  11/May/2016
Expiry:
  11/May/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. Support the STI POCTs initiative ( advise on research/validation, support normative work (guidelines), training on STI POCTs in LMICs. 
  2. Assist WHO in activities that aim to improve STI control and prevention in key populations, mainly MSM, as well as to improve SRH services in adolescents. 
  3. Assist WHO in activities that aim to improve women’s and children’s health particularly in the area of dual elimination of mother to child transmission of HIV and Syphilis (eMTCT) and prevention of cervical cancer. 
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Subjects:
  1. Sexually transmitted diseases (excluding HIV/AIDS) 
  2. Infection control 
  3. Health systems research & development 
Types of activity:
  1. Providing technical advice to WHO 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Research 
WHO Outputs:
  1.1.1 - Implementation and monitoring of the global health sector strategy on HIV/AIDS 2011-2015 through policy dialogue and technical support at global, regional and national level
  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
 
Responsible Officer:
  TOSKIN Igor
Phone:
  +41 22 791 5096
Email:
  toskini@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  BERDZULI Nino
Phone:
  +4545337036
Email:
  berdzulin@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork