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AUS-44 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Radiation Protection

Director / Head: 
  Dr Stephen Solomon
  Dr Rick Tinker




Institution:
  Health Physics Section, Environmental and Radiation Health Branch
  Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA)
Address:
  619 Lower Plenty Road
  3085
  Victoria
Town:
  Yallambie
Country:
  AUSTRALIA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (61-3) 9433 2211
Fax:
  (61-3) 9432 9043
Date of Designation:
  01/Apr/1985
Last Redesignation:
  11/Jun/2016
Expiry:
  11/Jun/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. Cooperation in the area of strengthening preparedness and response to radiation emergencies and REMPAN 
  2. Cooperation in the area of Biodosimetry and internal contamination monitoring and assessment 
  3. Cooperation in the area of radiation protection in medical use of radiation 
  4. Cooperation in programs related to strengthening protection of people from overexposure to Ultra Violet Radiation (UVR) 
  5. Cooperation in programs related to strengthening human protection from exposure to electromagnetic fields 
  6. Cooperation in technical aspects related to standards development, review, revision, and/or implementation (e.g. ionizing and non-ionizing radiation safety standards) 
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Subjects:
  1. Radiation 
  2. Emergency & humanitarian action 
  3. Patient safety 
Types of activity:
  1. Outbreaks and emergencies 
  2. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
  3.5.1 - Countries enabled to assess health risks and develop and implement policies, strategies or regulations for the prevention, mitigation and management of the health impacts of environmental and occupational risks
  3.5.2 - Norms and standards established and guidelines developed for environmental and occupational health risks and benefits associated with, for example, air and noise pollution, chemicals, waste, water and sanitation, radiation, nanotechnologies and climate change
  5.1.2 - Standing capacity to provide evidence-based and timely policy guidance, risk assessment, information management, response and communications for all acute public health emergencies of potential international concern
Responsible Officer:
  CARR Zhanat
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3483
Email:
  carrz@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  HASSAN Mohd Nasir
Phone:
  +63 2 5289886
Email:
  hassanm@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork