WHO international programs

VIDRL has an association with the World Health Organisation (WHO) dating from 1965 with the designation of Australia’s first WHO Collaborating Centre, the then WHO Collaborating Centre for Virus Reference and Research.

VIDRL’s current international reference laboratory programs include:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza
WHO Collaborating Centre for Mycobacterium ulcerans
WHO Collaborating Centre for Viral Hepatitis
WHO Collaborating Centre for Biosafety
WHO Regional Poliovirus Reference Laboratory WPR
WHO Regional Measles Reference Laboratory WPR
WHO Hepatitis B Reference Laboratory WPR
WHO National Influenza Centre