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

Director / Head: 
  B.Q. David Escanilla Camus
  Ing. 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/2012
Expiry:
  29/Jul/2016
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 WHO/PAHO’s work in the construction of tools, standards and capacities for healthy workplaces.  
  3. To contribute to WHO/PAHO’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:
  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: 3.4 - Improved evidence compiled by WHO on the cost-effectiveness of interventions to tackle chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and neurological and substance-use disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
Responsible Officer:
  RODRIGUEZ GUZMAN Julietta
Phone:
 

Technical Counterpart:
  KORTUM Evelyn G.
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13531
Email:
  kortume@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork