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Ref.No. [Initiator]
BRA-48 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Worker's Health

Director / Head: 
  Dr Eduardo ALGRANTI
 




Institution:
 
  Fundação Jorge Duprat Figueiredo de Seguranca e Medicina do Trabalho FUNDACENTRO, Ministry of Labour & Social Welfare
Address:
  Rua Capote Valente 710
  05409-002
  São Paulo
Town:
  Sao Paulo
Country:
  BRAZIL
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (55-11) 3066 6113 / 3066 6190
Fax:
  (55-11) 3066 6344
Date of Designation:
  21/Jul/1993
Last Redesignation:
  04/Nov/2012
Expiry:
  04/Nov/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. To contribute to WHO/PAHO’s work in the prevention of Non Communicable Diseases (NCD) with particular emphasis in occupational cancer and silicosis. 
  2. To Support WHO/PAHO in strengthening Health systems, governance, capacities and service delivery for workers’ health. 
  3. To contribute to WHO/PAHO’s work for building the evidence and successful experiences within knowledge networks on Occupational Health and Safety for vulnerable groups and high risk sectors.  
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Subjects:
  1. Occupational health 
  2. Chemical safety 
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Types of activity:
  1. Information dissemination 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 8.2 - Technical support and guidance provided to Member States for the implementation of primary prevention interventions that reduce environmental hazards to health, enhance safety and promote public health, including in specific settings (e.g. workplaces, homes or urban settings) and among vulnerable population groups (e.g. children).
  Ower: 8.3 - Technical assistance and support provided to Member States for strengthening national occupational and environmental health risk management systems, functions and services.
  Ower: 7.2 - Initiative taken by WHO in providing opportunities and means for intersectoral collaboration at national and international levels to address social and economic determinants of health, including understanding and acting upon the public health implications of trade and trade agreements, and to encourage poverty-reduction and sustainable development.
Responsible Officer:
  RODRIGUEZ-GUZMAN Julietta
Phone:
 

You can also contact:
  1. CHILDS Chris 
  2. SOARES DA SILVA Agnes 
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Technical Counterpart:
  IVANOV Ivan Dimov
Phone:
  +41 22 79 15532
Email:
  ivanovi@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork