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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
 




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/2014
Expiry:
  20/May/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. To support the WHO Regional Office for Europe in implementing the European Framework for Acton on climate change and health in the European and Nordic countries. 
  2. 2) To contribute to the provision of research information to the WHO European Information platform in the research area of global change, environment and public health with special reference to extreme temperatures and other weather-related phenomena. 
  3. 3) To contribute to WHO by providing case studies of regional and county-level multisectoral adaptation strategies and opportunities on extreme weather temperature populations. 
  4. 4) To contribute with outreach and dissemination of information as per request from WHO. 
  5. 5) To train students to continue capacity building on climate change, environment and health 
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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:
  MENNE Bettina Maria
Phone:
  +49 2288150422
Email:
  menneb@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  CAMPBELL-LENDRUM Diarmid
Phone:
  +41 22 79 14261
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork