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Ref.No. [Initiator]
DEU-72 [EURO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Air Quality Management & Air Pollution Control

Director / Head: 
  Dr Andreas Gies
 




Institution:
  Dept. II 1 - Environmental Hygiene
  Federal Environment Agency (Umweltbundesamt/UBA)
Address:
  Corrensplatz 1
  D-14195
 
Town:
  Berlin
Country:
  GERMANY
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (49-30) 8903 1281
Fax:
  (49-30) 8903 1283
Date of Designation:
  01/Feb/1986
Last Redesignation:
  13/Feb/2012
Expiry:
  13/Feb/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. To foster the exchange of information with and between the air quality and the health-relevant monitoring and assessment networks in the WHO European Region, expanding to EECCA. 
  2. To disseminate information on WHO programmes and activities on ambient and indoor air quality and hygiene. 
  3. To support WHO in projects/activities on the evaluation of air pollution, and climate change impacts on human health. 
  4. To assist WHO projects related to air hygiene and climate change in the preparation, update and revision of WHO documents. 
  5. To organize technical workshops and expert meetings on air quality management and air pollution control (in co-operation with WHO, particularly with EECCA, and other international organizations, such as EU). 
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Subjects:
  1. Environmental health and hazards other than those specifically mentioned 
  2. Health information; statistics; measurement & trend assessment 
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Types of activity:
  1. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  2. Information dissemination 
  3. Organization of events (e.g. conferences; summits) 
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)
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  HEROUX Marie-Eve
Phone:
  +49 228 815 0437
Email:
  herouxm@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  DORA Carlos Francisco C.
Phone:
  13541/11293
Email:
  dorac@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork