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Ref.No. [Initiator]
JPN-51 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Community Water Supply and Sanitation

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Michihiro Akiba
  Dai SIMAZAKI




Institution:
  Department of Water Supply Engineering
  National Institute of Public Health
Address:
  2-3-6- Minami
  351-0197
  Saitama
Town:
  Wako
Country:
  JAPAN
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (81-48) 458 6271
Fax:
  (81-48) 458 6272
Web Site:
  http://www.niph.go.jp
Date of Designation:
  03/Dec/1986
Last Redesignation:
  12/Sep/2012
Expiry:
  12/Sep/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. To serve as a clearing house for technical & scientific information on drinking-water & associated sanitation issues. 
  2. To contribute to the regional dissemination & exchange of technical & scientific information on drinking-water & associated sanitation issues. 
  3. To conduct & coordinate specific research on drinking water & associated sanitation issues as requested by WHO with WHO funding. 
  4. To train personnel from Member States in the Region involved in drinking-water & associated sanitation programmes by organizing & conducting WHO-sponsored national & regional training courses. 
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Subjects:
  1. Water & sanitation 
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Types of activity:
  1. Information dissemination 
  2. Provision of reference substances and other services 
  3. Research 
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)
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  HASSAN Mohd Nasir
Phone:
  +63 2 5289886
Email:
  hassanm@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  GORDON Bruce Allan
Phone:
  +41 22 79 12728
Email:
  gordonb@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork