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FRA-117 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for the Public Health Management of Chemical Incidents

Director / Head: 
  Dr Monique Mathieu-Nolf
 




Institution:
  Centre Antipoison et de Toxicovigilance de Lille
  Centre Hospitalier Régional Universitaire de Lille
Address:
  5 avenue Oscar Lambret
  59037 Lille Cedex
 
Town:
  Lille
Country:
  FRANCE
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +33 (3) 20 44 55 60
Fax:
  +33 (3) 20 44 56 28
Date of Designation:
  26/Aug/2011
Last Redesignation:
  26/Aug/2015
Expiry:
  26/Aug/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. To assist WHO in responding to Member States dealing with the public health consequences of chemical incidents. 
  2. To contribute to WHO capacity-building work on poisons centre operations and clinical toxicology 
  3. To assist WHO in strengthening the sound management to chemicals in Member States.  
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Subjects:
  1. Chemical safety 
  2. Emergency & humanitarian action 
  3. Injuries; violence & accident prevention 
Types of activity:
  1. Outbreaks and emergencies 
  2. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  3.5.1 - Country capacity strengthened to assess health risks, develop and implement policies, strategies or regulations for the prevention, mitigation and management of the health impacts of environmental risks
  5.1.1 - Countries enabled to develop core capacities required under International Health Regulations (2005)
 
Responsible Officer:
  TEMPOWSKI Joanna Helena
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3571
Email:
  tempowskij@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  ZASTENSKAYA Irina
Phone:
  +49 228 8150430
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork