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Ref.No. [Initiator]
UNK-302 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Infectious Disease Modelling

Director / Head: 
  Prof Azra Ghani
  Dr Anne Cori




Institution:
  The MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis
  Imperial College London
Address:
  Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus
  SW7 2AZ
 
Town:
  London
Country:
  UK
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +44 (0)20 7589 5111
Fax:
 
Date of Designation:
  30/Apr/2019
Last Redesignation:
  30/Apr/2019
Expiry:
  30/Apr/2023
Terms of Reference:
  1. Upon request of WHO provide rapid analysis of urgent infectious disease problems, notably outbreaks and events of international concern. 
  2. Upon request of WHO provide technical assistance to WHO infectious disease programs including coordination of expertise in modelling and contribute to WHO information products 
  3. Upon request of WHO provide training and contribute to capacity building in modelling in accordance with WHO needs and planning. 
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Subjects:
  1. Health information; statistics; measurement & trend assessment 
  2. Influenza 
  3. Viral hemorrhagic fevers 
Types of activity:
  1. Outbreaks and emergencies 
  2. Providing technical advice to WHO 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  12.1.1 - Control strategies, plans and capacities developed for diseases such as cholera, viral haemorrhagic fever, meningitis and influenza and those due to vectorborne, emerging and re-emerging pathogens
  12.3.1 - New events detected and public health risks assessed
  12.1.2 - Global expert networks and innovative mechanisms developed to manage new and evolving high-threat infectious hazards (such as for clinical management, laboratories, social science, and data modelling)
Responsible Officer:
  SHINDO Nahoko
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3446
Email:
  [email protected]

Technical Counterpart:
  PEBODY Richard
Phone:
  +4545336676
Email:
  [email protected]
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork