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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 7323
Fax:
  (61-08) 9266 2958
Date of Designation:
  10/Jan/2003
Last Redesignation:
  20/Feb/2011
Expiry:
  20/Feb/2015
Terms of Reference:
  1. To promote the integration of health impact assessments (HIAs) and related activities in the region through collaboration with the WHO (especially the Thematic Working Group on HIA), government, industry & the community. 
  2. To develop strategies for the promotion and implementation of HIA in conjunction with relevant organisations in the Asia Pacific region, including the Thematic Working Groups of the Regional Forum on Health and the Environment, namely HIA, Air Quality and Water Hygiene and Sanitation. 
  3. To collaborate on & develop research projects, consultancies and visiting WHO Fellowships relevant to HIA, including the planning, investigation, evaluation of data & dissemination of results. 
  4. To develop and implement policies, plans and programs to enhance the application of HIA in the region. 
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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