Hokkaido University, Research Center for Zoonosis Control was redesignated as the WHO Collaborating Centre for Zoonoses Control in Nov. 2019. This will be effective for a period of 4 years from Nov. 2019.
The agreed Terms of References are as follows:
1. As requested by WHO, assist WHO in providing technical assistance to Member States to enhance information, coordinated response and risk reduction at animal-human interface, as guided by APSED III.
2. Under WHO’s guidance, assist WHO in providing refence services building diagnostic capacities, and supporting outbreak response and research at the animal-human interface.
3. At WHO’s request, assist WHO in supporting strengthen workforce for zoonosis control