WHO Collaborating Centre

SAARC TB and HIV/AIDS Centre as WHO Collaborating Centre

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between SAARC and WHO/SEARO was signed on 23 August 2000 to work collectively for TB & HIV/AIDS and to continue active collaboration with WHO and SAARC TB Centre. Subsequently WHO re-designated SAARC TB Centre (now SAARC TB and HIV/AIDS Centre) as WHO Collaborating Centre uptill 16 May 2018 with the following terms and reference:

Terms of Reference:

  1. To support Human Resource Development and Capacity Building through training of health personnel on priority interventions for control of TB & HIV/AIDS.
  2. To assist in Operational Research/ Research on innovative ways to implement strategies and interventions for new areas and evolving priorities, such as addressing TB/HIV, universal access to ART, surveillance and cross-border disease control.
  3. To collaborate as a Resource Centre through maintaining a database of available training and technical materials, ongoing research, and technical expertise for TB and HIV/AIDS available in the Region.
  4. To provide Technical and Operational Assistance for better implementation of TB and HIV control activities in Member Countries including advocacy at SAARC Regional Forums.

For more information please click on following link:

http://apps.who.int/whocc/Default.aspx

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