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CZH-25 [EURO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Occupational Health

Director / Head: 
  Dr Michael Vít
  Ms Sosnovcova




Institution:
  Centre of Occupational Diseases
  National Institute of Public Health
Address:
  Srobarova 48 100 42, 10
 
 
Town:
  Prague
Country:
  CZECH REPUBLIC
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (420-2) 673 11 467
Fax:
  (420-2) 673 11 236
Web Site:
 
Date of Designation:
  01/Oct/1975
Last Redesignation:
  13/Feb/2012
Expiry:
  13/Feb/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. National profile of occupational health system in the Czech Republic o This activity is related to objective 1 of WHO Global Plan of Action on Workers' Health (attached). 
  2. Improvement of occupational health surveillance through exposure registries o This activity is related to objectives 2 and 4 of WHO Global Plan of Action on Workers' Health. 
  3. Proposal of national program for elimination of asbestos-related diseases o This activity is related to objective 1 of WHO Global Plan of Action on Workers' Health. 
  4. Contribute to the Global Plan of Action on Workers' Health and collaborate with members of the network forwards defined outputs and products. 
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Subjects:
  1. Occupational health 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Collection and collation of information 
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WHO Outputs:
  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: 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).
 
Responsible Officer:
  KOSBAYEVA Aliya
Phone:
  +49 228 815 0421
Email:
  kosbayevaa@who.int

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