Published in Vaccine Weekly, March 7th, 2001
This Office is part of the WHO Department of Communicable Diseases, Surveillance and Response (CSR) at WHO, Geneva.
"Communicable diseases, especially those that can cause epidemics, often strike developing countries which lack the capacity and experience to rapidly diagnose and respond to outbreaks," said Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, director-general of WHO at the inauguration of the Office. "The main mission of the new WHO Office in Lyon is to strengthen...
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