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IPS-CAS signed a Cooperation Agreement on Emerging Viral Diseases with Shanghai CDC

Date:28-09-2009   |   【Print】 【close

  On November 28, Institut Pasteur of Shanghai, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IPS-CAS) and Shanghai CDC have signed an agreement on Emerging Infectious Viral Diseases, on the presence of Prof. Chen Zhu, Minister of Health, and Prof. Shen Xiaoming, Vice Mayor of Shanghai Municipality.  

  Both Parties will collaborate in the research field of viral infectious diseases (viruses causing respiratory infection, diarrhea and encephalitis). The objectives are: (1) to improve prevention and control of infectious diseases in Shanghai and east China region, (2) to improve emergency response to outbreak of infectious diseases, (3) to reinforce technology backup in various aspects, (4) to ensure public health security during Shanghai 2010 World Expo, (5) to contribute to the betterment of Shanghai citizens’ health.