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JPN-51 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Community Water Supply and Sanitation

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Dai Simazaki
  Dr, Mari Asami




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:
  3.5.2 - Norms and standards established and guidelines developed for environmental and occupational health risks and benefits associated with, for example, air and noise pollution, chemicals, waste, water and sanitation, radiation, nanotechnologies and climate change
  3.5.1 - Countries enabled to assess health risks and develop and implement policies, strategies or regulations for the prevention, mitigation and management of the health impacts of environmental and occupational risks
 
Responsible Officer:
  DE FRANCE Jennifer
Phone:
  +41 22 791 1540
Email:
  defrancej@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