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Ref.No. [Initiator]
IND-93 [SEARO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Occupational and Environmental Health

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Kalpana Balakrishnan
 




Institution:
  Department of Environmental Health Engineering
  Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute
Address:
  1, Sri Ramachandra Nagar, Porur
  600116
  Tamil Nadu
Town:
  Chennai
Country:
  INDIA
Region:
  SEARO
Phone:
  (+91 44) 4592 8547
Fax:
  (+91 44) 2476 7008
Date of Designation:
  04/Jun/2007
Last Redesignation:
  23/Jun/2015
Expiry:
  23/Jun/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. To contribute to the development of human resources for addressing workers health within a integrated framework of occupational and environmental health 
  2. To assist WHO’s efforts in increasing access and improving quality of delivery for occupational health services 
  3. To develop research evidence for action for integration of environmental concerns in relation to workers health 
  4. To assist WHO efforts in implementation of the WHO air quality guidelines for workers health and beyond 
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Subjects:
  1. Occupational health 
  2. Environmental health and hazards other than those specifically mentioned 
  3. Chemical safety 
Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Research 
  3. Collection and collation of information 
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
  3.5.2 - Norms, standards and guidelines to define environmental and occupational health risks and benefits associated with air quality, chemicals, water and sanitation, radiation, nanotechnologies, and climate change
 
Responsible Officer:
  ONYON Lesley Jayne
Phone:
 
Email:
  onyonl@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  ADAIR-ROHANI Heather
Phone:
 
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork