National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases

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The National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases (NICED) originally known as Cholera Research Centre was established in 1962 and redesignated as NICED in 1979. It was subsequently designated as the WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Diarrhoeal Diseases in 1980.

The Institute is actively engaged in imparting training in research on diarrhoeal diseases as well as to develop teaching modules and methodologies for training of the health care personnel at different levels. It provides referral services and extends support to the National Diarrhoeal Disease Control Programme. It also provides research information and expertise for tackling national emergencies caused by epidemics of cholera and other diarrhoeal diseases.

The thrust areas of research include community based studies, molecular epidemiology, immunology, clinical research, biochemistry and molecular biology of diarrhoeal diseases.

Contact Details

Address: National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, P-33, CIT Road Scheme XM,Post Box No.177, Beliaghata, Kolkata - 700010

Tel. No.: +91-33-23537519

Fax No.: +91-33-23505066

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