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Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for International Monitoring of Bacterial Resistance to Antimicrobial Agents

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Jean Patel
 




Institution:
  National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Address:
  1600 Clifton Road N.E. (G-08)
  30333
  Georgia
Town:
  Atlanta
Country:
  USA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (1-404) 639 0361
Fax:
  (1-404) 639 1381
Web Site:
  http://www.cdc.gov
Date of Designation:
  12/May/1997
Last Redesignation:
  09/Mar/2016
Expiry:
  09/Mar/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. To contribute to WHO's global and regional efforts to implement the Global Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance 
  2. Provide technical advice on the implementation of surveillance and infection control activities in under-represented areas of the world. 
  3. To facilitate international communication of critical antimicrobial resistance findings by supporting a rapid alert system. 
  4. To provide assistance and technical advice in implementation and maintenance of antimicrobial resistance monitoring internationally 
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Subjects:
  1. Bacterial diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
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Types of activity:
  1. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  2. Provision of reference substances and other services 
  3. Information dissemination 
WHO Outputs:
  5.1.1 - Countries enabled to develop core capacities required under International Health Regulations (2005)
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  OXENFORD Christopher John
Phone:
  79058
Email:
  oxenfordc@who.int

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