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Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Radiation Protection

Director / Head: 
  Dr Stephen Solomon
 




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/2012
Expiry:
  11/Jun/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. Cooperation in the area of strengthening preparedness to radiation emergencies and REMPAN activities 
  2. Technical assistance to WHO in response to radiation emergencies. 
  3. Cooperation in the area of biodosimetry and internal contamination monitoring and assessment 
  4. To support WHO INTERSUN program related to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) 
  5. To support WHO International Electromagnetic Fields Project program 
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Subjects:
  1. Radiation 
  2. Emergency & humanitarian action 
  3. Environmental health and hazards other than those specifically mentioned 
Types of activity:
  1. Outbreaks and emergencies 
  2. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 8.1 - Evidence-based assessments made, and norms and standards formulated and updated on major environmental hazards to health (e.g., poor air quality, chemical substances, electromagnetic fields, radon, poor-quality drinking-water and waste-water reuse)
  Ower: 5.5 - Support provided to Member States for strengthening national preparedness and for establishing alert and response mechanisms for food-safety and environmental health emergencies.
 
Responsible Officer:
  CARR Zhanat
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13483
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