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Ref.No. [Initiator]
USA-181 [Headquarters]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance

Director / Head: 
  Dr Thomas O'Brien
  Dr John Stelling




Institution:
  Microbiology Laboratory, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine
  Brigham & Women's Hospital
Address:
  75 Francis Street, Microbiology Laboratory
  02115
  MA
Town:
  Boston
Country:
  USA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (1-617) 732 6803
Fax:
  (1-617) 277 1762
Web Site:
  http://www.whonet.org
Date of Designation:
  01/Mar/1985
Last Redesignation:
  21/Dec/2015
Date of Discontinuation:
  31/Jan/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. When requested by WHO, to provide strategic and technical advice to WHO Headquarters, Regional Offices, and Member States in the development, implementation, and improvement of tools, strategies, and activities for antimicrobial resistance surveillance. 
  2. Support the implementation of the WHO Global Antimicrobial resistance Surveillance System (GLASS) through development of training materials and training to extend use of the WHONET software adapted for purposes of GLASS. 
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Subjects:
  1. Biological 
  2. Communicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
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Types of activity:
  1. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 1.1 - Policy and technical support provided to Member States in order to maximize equitable access of all people to vaccines of assured quality, including new immunization product and technologies, and to integrate other essential child-health interventions with immunization.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  PESSOA DA SILVA Carmem Lucia
Phone:
  +41 22 791 2844

Technical Counterpart:
  RAMON PARDO Maria del Pilar
Phone:
  +1 43901
Email:
  ramonpap@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork