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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/2012
Expiry:
  09/Mar/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. To contribute to WHO's global and regional efforts to combat antimicrobial resistance 
  2. To support WHO efforts to improve the laboratory detection of bacterial antimicrobial resistance in laboratories around the world 
  3. To facilitate international communication of critical antimicrobial resistance findings through the WHO Regions 
  4. To provide assistance and technical advice in implementation and maintenance of antimicrobial resistance monitoring internationally sustaining existing or new WHO initiatives or programs. 
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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:
  Ower: 1.6 - Support provided to Member States in order to achieve the minimum core capacities required by the International Health Regulations (2005) for the establishment and strengthening of alert and response systems for use in epidemics and other public health emergencies of international concern.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  COGNAT Sebastien Bruno Francois
Phone:
  +33 4 72 71 51 63
Email:
  cognats@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  RAMON PARDO Pilar
Phone:
  +2029743901
Email:
  ramonpap@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork