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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
 




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/2011
Expiry:
  09/Nov/2015
Terms of Reference:
  1. Support WHO in implementing Environmental Health Impact Assessment initiatives. 
  2. Surpport WHO in surveillance in environmental and occupational health with focus in the development of indicators. 
  3. Toxicological and public health expertise for WHO offices on regional plans for priority chemicals and support in laboratory quality control and continuing education for good laboratory practice. 
  4. Environmental health promotion and capacity development in support of WHO work with Ministries of Health. 
  5. Collaboration on geographical information systems (GIS) and Information technologies (IT) as applied to environmental health. 
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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:
  Ower: 8.4 - Guidance, tools and initiatives created in order to support the health sector in influencing policies in other sectors to allow policies that improve health, the environment and safety to be identified and adopted.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  SOARES DA SILVA Agnes
Phone:
  +1 202 9743315
Email:
  soaresag@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