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USA-277 [AMRO]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for New and Emerging Zoonoses

Director / Head: 
  Dr Bruno CHOMEL
 




Institution:
  Veterinary Public Health Laboratory, Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine
  University of California
Address:
  CA 95616-8734
 
 
Town:
  Davis
Country:
  USA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (1-530) 752 8112
Fax:
  (1-530) 752 2377
Date of Designation:
  21/Jan/1997
Last Redesignation:
  23/Mar/2004
Date of Discontinuation:
  08/Aug/2008
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1. To develop appropriate epidemiological & laboratory methodology, including spatial epidemiology & risk assessment for new & emerging zoonoses. 2. To conduct research on molecular epidemiology of emerging zoonoses & evaluate appropriate sentienels in wildlife reservoir, domectic animals & in human populations. 3. To investigate pathogenesis of emerging zoonoses in animal models. 4. To educate veterinarians & other health professionals, especially from the Americas, in the use of new epidemiolgoical & diagnostic methods useful for conducting research & improving. 5. To develop a web site for the center. 
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Responsible Officer:
  Leanes, Dr Luis Fernando
Phone:
  (5521) 3661 9012
Email:
  leanes@paho.org

Technical Counterpart:
  Meslin, Dr F.-X.
Phone:
  (41-22) 791 2575
Email:
  meslinf@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork