Food Safety and Zoonoses

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Headquarters

Department of Food Safety and Zoonoses (FOS)
World Health Organization
Avenue Appia 20
CH-1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
Fax: +41 22 791 4807
E-mail: foodsafety@who.int

Regional Office for Africa

Regional office for the Americas

Zoonoses

Dr Ottorino Cosivi
Coordinator, Veterinary Public Health
Director, Pan American Center for Foot and Mouth Disease (PANAFTOSA)
Pan American Health Organization/Regional office for the Americas
Av. Presidente Kennedy, 7778
Duque de Caxias CEP 25040-004
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tel: +55 21 3661 9002
Fax +55 21 3661 9001
E-mail: cosivio@panaftosa.ops-oms.org

Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean

Food Safety

Dr Mohamed Elmi
Regional Adviser for Food and Chemical Safety
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
Abdul Razzak Al Sanhouri Street
P.O. Box 7608
Nasr City Cairo 11371, Egypt
Tel: +202 27 65 384
Fax: +202 670 2492 / 202 67 2494
E-mail: elmim@emro.who.int

Foodborne Diseases Surveillance

Dr H. El Mahdi El Bushra
Regional Adviser for Emerging Diseases Communicable Disease Surveillance, Forecasting and Response
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
P.O. Box 7608
Nasr City Cairo 11371, Egypt
Tel: +202 276 5291 or 670 2535
Fax: +202 276 5414
E-mail: elbushrah@emro.who.int

Zoonoses

Dr Riadh Ben-Ismaïl
Regional Adviser for Tropical Diseases and Zoonoses
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
P.O. Box 7608
Nasr City Cairo 11371, Egypt
Tel: +202 276 5280
Fax: +202 276 5414
E-mail: ismailr@emro.who.int

Regional office for Europe

Food Safety

Dr Hilde Kruse
Programme Manager Food Safety
WHO Regional Office for Europe
UN City
Marmorvej 51
2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
Tel: +45 4533 6754
Fax: +45 4533 7001
E-mail: hik@euro.who.int

Regional Office for South East Asia

Food Safety

Dr Kunal Bagchi
Regional Adviser for Nutrition and Food Safety
WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia
Indraprastha Estate
New Delhi-110002, India
Tel: +91 11 2330 9313
E-mail: bagchik@searo.who.int

Zoonoses

Dr Gyanendra Gongal
WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia
Indraprastha Estate
New Delhi-110002, India
Tel: +91 11 2337 0804 (ext. 26647)
Fax: +91 11 2337 8412
E-mail: gongalg@searo.who.int

Regional Office for the Western Pacific

Zoonoses

Dr Bee Lee Ong
Regional Focal Point for Zoonoses
Communicable Diseases Surveillance and Response
WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific
P.O. Box 2932
Manila 1000, Philippines
Tel: +63 2 528 9914
Fax: +63 2 521 1036
E-mail: ongb@wpro.who.int