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Ref.No. [Initiator]
CHI-10 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Occupational Health

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Patricio Miranda Astorga
  Mr. Alcaino Lara Juan




Institution:
  Department of Occupational Health
  Institute of Public Health
Address:
  Avda Marathon No. 1000
  7780050
  Region Metropolitana
Town:
  Santiago
Country:
  CHILE
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (56-2) 350 7341
Fax:
  (56-2) 350 7581
Web Site:
  http://www.ispch.cl/
Date of Designation:
  01/Dec/1972
Last Redesignation:
  29/Jul/2016
Expiry:
  29/Jul/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. To contribute to PAHO/WHO work on the regional and national programmes on occupational non communicable diseases, with focus on cancer, silica and asbestos related diseases.  
  2. To support and contribute to PAHO/WHO’s work in the construction of tools, standards and capacities for healthy workplaces.  
  3. To contribute to PAHO/WHO’s work for building the evidence to protect and promote health and safety on workers in high risk sectors, particularly mining in high altitudes. 
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Subjects:
  1. Occupational health 
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Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Research 
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