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AUS-82 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for UV Radiation

Director / Head: 
  Mr Craig SINCLAIR
 




Institution:
 
  Cancer Council Victoria
Address:
  615 St Kilda Road
  3004
  Victoria
Town:
  Melbourne
Country:
  AUSTRALIA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  +61 (3) 9514 6499
Fax:
 
Date of Designation:
  19/Apr/2004
Last Redesignation:
  05/Sep/2016
Expiry:
  05/Sep/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. Assist in the development of WHO UV-related policies and educational resources 
  2. Contribute to WHO’s Research Agenda 
  3. Support the review and refocus of the WHO InterSun program 
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Subjects:
  1. Cancer 
  2. Radiation 
  3. Health promotion & education 
Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  3. Information dissemination 
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
 
Responsible Officer:
  VAN DEVENTER Tahera Emilie
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3950

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