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FIN-36 [EURO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre in Global Change, Environment and Public Health

Director / Head: 
  Prof Jouni Jaakkola
  Tina Ikaheimo




Institution:
  Center for Environmental and Respiratory Health Research
  University of Oulu
Address:
  P.O.Box 5000 (Aapistie 5B)
  90014
  Oulu
Town:
  Oulu
Country:
  FINLAND
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +358406720927
Fax:
 
Date of Designation:
  20/May/2014
Last Redesignation:
  20/May/2018
Expiry:
  20/May/2022
Terms of Reference:
  1. (1) To support the WHO Regional Office for Europe in Implementing the Ostrava Declaration on strengthening adaptive capacity and resilience to climate change-related health risks and supporting measures to mitigate climate change in the European countries, and in Nordic countries in particular. 
  2. (2) To contribute to the provision of research-based information to the WHO European Centre for Environment and Health with a special reference to weather-related phenomena. This includes provision of case studies, capacity building, and dissemination of information on the relevant topics. 
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Subjects:
  1. Environmental health and hazards other than those specifically mentioned 
  2. Emergency & humanitarian action 
  3. Health systems research & development 
Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 8.6 - Evidence-based policies, strategies and recommendations developed, and technical support provided to Member States for identifying, preventing and tackling public health problems resulting from climate change.
  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:
  KENDROVSKI Vladimir
Phone:
  +49 228 815 0423

Technical Counterpart:
  CAMPBELL-LENDRUM Diarmid
Phone:
  +41 22 791 4261
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork