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CAN-84 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Center in Occupational and Environmental Health

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Annalee Yassi
  Dr. Jerry Spiegel




Institution:
  The Global Health Research Program, School of Population and Public Health
  University of British Columbia
Address:
  2206 East Mall
  V6T1Z3
  British Columbia
Town:
  Vancouver
Country:
  CANADA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  604-822-8952
Fax:
  604-822-9210
Web Site:
  http://www.ghrp.ubc.ca
Date of Designation:
  06/Jun/2013
Last Redesignation:
  06/Jun/2017
Expiry:
  06/Jun/2021
Terms of Reference:
  1. To contribute to WHO/PAHO’s work in building best practices in occupational health for healthcare workers. 
  2. To contribute to WHO/PAHO’s work in promoting an effective ecosystem approach to complex occupational and environmental health problems. 
  3. To support WHO/PAHO in building capacities to improve health equity by more systematically addressing occupational and environmental health issues. 
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Subjects:
  1. Occupational health 
  2. Human resources for health (excluding Nursing) 
  3. Environmental health and hazards other than those specifically mentioned 
Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Development and application of appropriate technology 
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
  3.5.3 - Public health objectives addressed in implementation of multilateral agreements and conventions on the environment and in relation to the proposed sustainable development goals and the post-2015 development agenda
Responsible Officer:
  RODRIGUEZ GUZMAN Julietta
Phone:
  +1 43307
Email:
  rodriguezj@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  IVANOV Ivan Dimov
Phone:
  +41 22 791 5532
Email:
  ivanovi@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork