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Ref.No. [Initiator]
THA-60 [SEARO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training on Epidemiology

Director / Head: 
  Prof. Tippawan Liabsuetrakul
  Prof. Virasakdi Chongsuvivatwong




Institution:
  Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine
  Prince of Songkla University
Address:
  Kanjanawanich Road, No 15
  90110
  Songkhla
Town:
  Hat Yai
Country:
  THAILAND
Region:
  SEARO
Phone:
  66 74 451165
Fax:
  66 74 281166
Date of Designation:
  26/Mar/2012
Last Redesignation:
  26/Mar/2024
Expiry:
  26/Mar/2028
Terms of Reference:
  1. Upon WHO’s request, support WHO’s capacity building activities for health professionals on epidemiological methods, data management and analytics to inform public health policy and interventions. 
  2. Upon WHO’s request, carry out epidemiological studies, systematic reviews or analytics that may inform WHO`s work when developing policy and interventions on epidemic- and pandemic-prone diseases or other priority public health issues. 
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Subjects:
  1. Research policy & development 
  2. Communicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
  3. Gender; Women & health 
Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Development and application of appropriate technology 
WHO Outputs:
  2.3.1 - Potential health emergencies rapidly detected, and risks assessed and communicated
  2.2.2 - Proven prevention strategies for priority pandemic-/epidemic-prone diseases implemented at scale
  4.1.1 - Countries enabled to strengthen data, analytics and health information systems to inform policy and deliver impacts
Responsible Officer:
  KATO Masaya
Phone:
  +63 2 8 5289828
Email:
  katom@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  PERON Emilie
Phone:
  +41 22 791 2606
Email:
  perone@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork