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Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre on Early Warning Systems for Malaria and other Climate Sensitive Diseases

Director / Head: 
  Dr Madeleine THOMSON
 




Institution:
  International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory , Earth Institute
  Columbia University
Address:
  61 Route 9W, The Monell Building
  10964-8000
  New York
Town:
  Palisades
Country:
  USA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  1-845 680 4458
Fax:
  1-845 680 4866
Date of Designation:
  27/Apr/2017
Last Redesignation:
  27/Apr/2017
Expiry:
  27/Apr/2021
Terms of Reference:
  1. Under WHO’s guidance, conduct research to establish the relationship between climate, and health outcomes like malaria and arboviral diseases. 
  2. Demonstration of the utility of climate information to decision makers in collaboration with WHO.  
  3. To support WHO with technical expertise in advocacy efforts for climate and environmental services.  
  4. Service and facilitation of a growing global community of practice, with new data, tools and methodologies tailored to WHO’s needs.  
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Subjects:
  1. Malaria 
  2. Environmental health and hazards other than those specifically mentioned 
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Types of activity:
  1. Evaluation  
  2. Support WHO in the implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  3. Information dissemination 
WHO Outputs:
  1.3.1 - Countries enabled to implement evidence-based malaria strategic plans, with focus on effective coverage of vector control interventions and diagnostic testing and treatment, therapeutic efficacy and insecticide resistance monitoring and surveillance through capacity strengthening for enhanced malaria reduction
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  NOOR Abdisalan
Phone:
 
Email:
  anoor@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  MONTOYA ARAUJO ROBERTO
Phone:
  +1 (202) 974-3843
Email:
  montoyar@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork