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DEN-44 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Water and Health

Director / Head: 
  Mr Claus Jørgensen
  Palle LINDGAARD-JORGENSEN




Institution:
 
  DHI Water and Environment and Health
Address:
  Agern Allé 5
  DK-2970
 
Town:
  Horsholm
Country:
  DENMARK
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (45) 4516 9200
Fax:
  (45) 4516 9292
Date of Designation:
  07/Jul/1993
Last Redesignation:
  14/Jul/2012
Expiry:
  14/Jul/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. To contribute to WHO's work with drinking water safety plans and risk assessment. 
  2. To contribute to WHO's work on safe use of waste water, excreta and greywater in agriculture and aquaculture 
  3. To contribute to WHO´s work on Health Impact Assessment. 
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Subjects:
  1. Water & sanitation 
  2. Environmental health and hazards other than those specifically mentioned 
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Types of activity:
  1. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Coordination of activities carried out by several institutions (e.g. other WHO collaborating centres) 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 8.1 - Evidence-based assessments made, and norms and standards formulated and updated on major environmental hazards to health (e.g., poor air quality, chemical substances, electromagnetic fields, radon, poor-quality drinking-water and waste-water reuse)
  Ower: 8.3 - Technical assistance and support provided to Member States for strengthening national occupational and environmental health risk management systems, functions and services.
 
Responsible Officer:
  DE FRANCE Jennifer
Phone:
  +41 22 79 11540
Email:
  defrancej@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  ENKHTSETSEG Shinee
Phone:
  +49 228 8150473
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork