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JPN-32 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research on Radiation Effects on Humans

Director / Head: 
  Dr Toshiteru OKUBO
  Kazinori KODAMA




Institution:
 
  Radiation Effects Research Foundation (RERF)
Address:
  5-2 Hijiyama Park, Minami-ku - 732-0815
  732-0815
 
Town:
  Hiroshima
Country:
  JAPAN
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (81-82) 261-3131
Fax:
  (81-82) 263-7279
Web Site:
  http://www.rerf.or.jp
Date of Designation:
  01/May/1979
Last Redesignation:
  09/Mar/2014
Expiry:
  09/Mar/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. To contribute to the low-dose radiation risk assessment areas of WHO work through providing the updates on radiation health effects research 
  2. To contribute to WHO activities in the area of radiation emergency preparedness and response through participation and support of REMPAN activities 
  3. To contribute to the WHO activities in strengthening countries laboratory capacities under IHR (2005) implementation through participating and supporting BioDoseNet activities 
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Subjects:
  1. Radiation 
  2. Emergency & humanitarian action 
  3. Health information; statistics; measurement & trend assessment 
Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 8.1 - Evidence-based assessments made, and norms and standards formulated and updated on major environmental hazards to health (e.g., poor air quality, chemical substances, electromagnetic fields, radon, poor-quality drinking-water and waste-water reuse)
  Ower: 5.5 - Support provided to Member States for strengthening national preparedness and for establishing alert and response mechanisms for food-safety and environmental health emergencies.
  Ower: 1.6 - Support provided to Member States in order to achieve the minimum core capacities required by the International Health Regulations (2005) for the establishment and strengthening of alert and response systems for use in epidemics and other public health emergencies of international concern.
Responsible Officer:
  CARR Zhanat
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13483
Email:
  carrz@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  HASSAN Mohd Nasir
Phone:
  +63 2 5289886
Email:
  hassanm@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork