How to become a WHO-recognized National Influenza Centre: Guidance on the process for influenza laboratories in the WHO European Region




The purpose of this document is to clarify to Member States, to national influenza laboratories and to institutions recognized by WHO as National Influenza Centres (NICs) the process of obtaining and maintaining WHO recognition as a National Influenza Centre (NIC). Recognition by WHO is the formal acknowledgment that the national influenza laboratory complies with the WHO NIC terms of reference (ToR).