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CAN-53 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre on Environmental and Occupational Health Impact Assessment and Surveillance

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Pierre Gosselin
  Dr. Mathieu Valcke




Institution:
  Health and Environmental Group
  Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec (CHUQ)
Address:
  945, rue Wolfe
  G1V 5B3
  Québec
Town:
  Sainte-Foy
Country:
  CANADA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  418 650 5115 ext. 5205
Fax:
  418 473 1086
Date of Designation:
  16/Apr/1998
Last Redesignation:
  09/Nov/2015
Expiry:
  09/Nov/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. To support WHO in implementing Environmental Health Impact Assessment initiatives (EHIA) 
  2. To support WHO in surveillance in environmental and occupational health with focus on the development of indicators 
  3. To provide Toxicological and public health expertise for PAHO/WHO offices on regional plans for priority chemicals, including support in laboratory quality control and continuing education for good laboratory practice 
  4. To support environmental health promotion and capacity development for institutions and individuals as targeted by WHO 
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Subjects:
  1. Occupational health 
  2. Health information; statistics; measurement & trend assessment 
  3. Chemical safety 
Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Development and application of appropriate technology 
  3. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
WHO Outputs:
  3.5.3 - Public health issues incorporated in multilateral agreements and conventions on the environment and sustainable development
  3.5.1 - Country capacity strengthened to assess health risks, develop and implement policies, strategies or regulations for the prevention, mitigation and management of the health impacts of environmental risks
  3.5.2 - Norms, standards and guidelines to define environmental and occupational health risks and benefits associated with air quality, chemicals, water and sanitation, radiation, nanotechnologies, and climate change
Responsible Officer:
  SOARES DA SILVA Agnes
Phone:
  +1 +2029743315
Email:
  soaresag@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  DORA Carlos Francisco C.
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3541
Email:
  dorac@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork