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USA-417 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Surveillance, Epidemiology and Control of Foodborne Diseases and Enteric, Fungal Pathogens

Director / Head: 
  Dr Tom Chiller
 




Institution:
  Division of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Diseases, at the National Center for Emerging Zoonotic and Infectious Diseases
  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Address:
  1600 Clifton Road, N.E.
  30329
  Atlanta
Town:
  Atlanta
Country:
  USA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  +1 404.639.4753
Fax:
  + 1 404.248.4144
Date of Designation:
  13/May/2015
Last Redesignation:
  13/May/2021
Expiry:
  13/May/2025
Terms of Reference:
  1. At PAHO/WHO's request the proposed institution and under its guidance will develop advice in improving enteric and fungal disease outbreak detection, investigation, and response to foodborne diseases emergencies 
  2. At PAHO/WHO’s request the proposed institution will support the efforts of the Organization in implementing genomic epidemiology in enteric and mycotic diseases at country level. 
  3. At PAHO/WHO’s request the proposed institution will provide technical input for laboratory-based surveillance and epidemiological investigations for enteric and fungal pathogens especially where there is antimicrobial resistance.  
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Subjects:
  1. Diarrhoeal diseases and cholera 
  2. Zoonoses 
  3. Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) 
Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Support WHO in the implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  3. Collection and collation of information 
WHO Outputs:
  2.2.3 - Mitigate the risk of the emergence and re-emergence of high-threat pathogens
  2.3.1 - Potential health emergencies rapidly detected, and risks assessed and communicated
  1.3.5 - Countries enabled to address antimicrobial resistance through strengthened surveillance systems, laboratory capacity, infection prevention and control, awareness-raising and evidence-based policies and practices
Responsible Officer:
  ALMIRON Maria
Phone:
  +1 43958
Email:
  almironm@paho.org

Technical Counterpart:
  MARCANO ZAMORA Daniel
Phone:
 
Email:
  dmarcano@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork