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Ref.No. [Initiator]
DEU-75 [EURO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Occupational Health

Director / Head: 
  Prof Hengstler Jan G.
  Prof. Klaus Golka




Institution:
  Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors
  Dortmund Technical University
Address:
  Ardeystrasse 67
  D-44139
  North Rhine-Westphalia
Town:
  Dortmund
Country:
  GERMANY
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (49-231) 1084 344 / 1084 285
Fax:
  (49-231) 1084 343
Web Site:
  http://www.ifado.de
Date of Designation:
  01/Apr/1987
Last Redesignation:
  13/Feb/2012
Expiry:
  13/Feb/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. To work with WHO in preventing musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace. 
  2. To clarify the input of stress at work on depression. 
  3. To provide toolkits to improve innovation and creativity in medium-sized enterprises. 
  4. Contribute to the implementation of the WHO Global Plan of Action for Workers' Health and collaborate with members of the network towards defined outputs and products. 
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Subjects:
  1. Occupational health 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Collection; collation and dissemination of information 
  3. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
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