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Ref.No. [Initiator]
BRA-29 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for the Training of Personnel in the Control & Research of Leprosy, mainly for Portuguese-Speaking Countries

Director / Head: 
  Dr Patricia Sanmarco Rosa
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Institution:
  Division of Research and Training
  Instituto Lauro de Souza Lima
Address:
  Rodovia Comandante João Ribeiro de Barros, Km 226, - CP 321
  17034971
  São Paulo
Town:
  Bauru
Country:
  BRAZIL
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  1431035855
Fax:
  (55-14) 3103 5856
Web Site:
  http://www.ilsl.br
Date of Designation:
  14/Mar/1980
Last Redesignation:
  09/Aug/2022
Expiry:
  09/Aug/2026
Terms of Reference:
  1. At PAHO/WHO’s request the proposed institution will support the efforts of the Organization to strengthen the capacity and expertise of national leprosy control programs.  
  2. At PAHO/WHO’s request the proposed institution will support the efforts of the Organization for the surveillance of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) to the drugs used in the treatment of leprosy. 
  3. At PAHO/WHO’s request the proposed institution will provide input to strengthen the PAHO virtual library of public health on leprosy (Biblioteca Virtual de Saúde em Hanseniase – BVS Hanseníase) 
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Subjects:
  1. Leprosy 
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Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Information dissemination 
  3. Providing technical advice to WHO 
WHO Outputs:
  1.1.1 - Countries enabled to provide high-quality, people-centred health services, based on primary health care strategies and comprehensive essential service packages
  1.1.2 - Countries enabled to strengthen their health systems to deliver on condition- and disease-specific service coverage results
  4.2.6 - “Leave no one behind” approach focused on equity, gender and human rights progressively incorporated and monitored
Responsible Officer:
  NICHOLLS Ruben Santiago
Phone:
  +55 41492
Email:
  nicholls@paho.org

Technical Counterpart:
  DAGNE Daniel Argaw
Phone:
  +41 22 791 4532
Email:
  daniel@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork