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AUS-78 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health Impact Assessment

Director / Head: 
  Dr Helen BROWN
 




Institution:
  Faculty of Health Sciences
  Curtin University
Address:
  G.P.O. Box U1987, WA
  6845
 
Town:
  Perth
Country:
  AUSTRALIA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (61-08) 9266 7944
Fax:
  (61-08) 9266 2958
Date of Designation:
  10/Jan/2003
Last Redesignation:
  20/Feb/2015
Expiry:
  20/Feb/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. To develop or improved WHO guidelines or manuals on Health Impact Assessment of prioritised sectors 
  2. To develop a HIA framework on climate change for WHO 
  3. To assist WHO in promoting HIA in the Region, including strengthening the knowledge network of the Thematic Working Group on HIA under the Regional Forum on Environment and Health in Southeast and East Asian Countries  
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Subjects:
  1. Environmental health and hazards other than those specifically mentioned 
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Types of activity:
  1. Information dissemination 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Training and education 
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)
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  HASSAN Mohd Nasir
Phone:
  +63 2 5289886
Email:
  hassanm@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  DORA Carlos Francisco C.
Phone:
  13541/11293
Email:
  dorac@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork