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WHO Projects in the area of zoonosis include:

  1. Strengthening the health system for acute respiratory infections. A USAID funding, focus on zoonotic influenza, primarily H5N1.
  2. Strengthening the Human Health Surveillance System for Emerging Infectious Diseases Detection and Response. AusAID funding, focus on EIDs Response including zoonoses.
  3. Implementing the National Strategic Plan for Avian Influenza. An EU funding, activities closed in December 2011.
  4. IDENTIFY. A USAID funding via SEARO.
  5. HPED. An EU funding via SEARO.                                                                                             

In addition to the above, there is also a WHO Collaboration Centre on Influenza at the human-animal interface in Indonesia.  By definition, WHO collaborating centres is "…an institution designated by the Director-General to form part of an international collaborative network carrying out activities in support of the Organization's programme at all levels.“

The WHO Collaboration Center focuses on 5 topics:

  1. Integrated risk assessment for influenza at the human animal interface
  2. Avian influenza dynamics at the human-animal interface
  3. Virology of A(H5N1) viruses isolated from human and animal populations
  4. Risks associated with environmental contamination by avian influenza viruses, including risks from Live Animal Markets.
  5. Clinical management of human cases of avian influenza virus H5N1 infection

WHO Indonesia Country Page: www.who.int/countries/idn/en/

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