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Ref.No. [Initiator]
JPN-53 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Occupational Health

Director / Head: 
  Prof Ken Takahashi
 




Institution:
  Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences
  University of Occupational & Environmental Health (UOEH)
Address:
  1-1, Isegaoka, Yahatanishi, 807-8555
  807-8555
  Fukuoka Prefecture
Town:
  Kitakyushu
Country:
  JAPAN
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (81-93) 691 7401
Fax:
  (81-93) 601 7324
Date of Designation:
  14/Mar/1988
Last Redesignation:
  23/Jul/2012
Expiry:
  23/Jul/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. To contribute to the Asian Asbestos Initiative of the South-East Asian and Western Pacific Regions. 
  2. To contribute to the National profiles and programmes for the elimination of asbestos related diseases in the WHO European Region 
  3. To contribute to the creation, dissemination, and evaluation of training and education to support occupational health in health systems. 
  4. To provide WHO & other affiliated international organizations (ILO, UNEP), and NGOs (ICOH, AAOH) with expert technical advices and exchange programs of researchers on OHS topics. 
  5. To contribute to the work of the Global Network of Collaborating Centres for the implementation of the Global Plan of Action for Workers’ Health. 
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Subjects:
  1. Occupational health 
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Types of activity:
  1. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  2. Collection and collation of information 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 8.3 - Technical assistance and support provided to Member States for strengthening national occupational and environmental health risk management systems, functions and services.
  Ower: 8.2 - Technical support and guidance provided to Member States for the implementation of primary prevention interventions that reduce environmental hazards to health, enhance safety and promote public health, including in specific settings (e.g. workplaces, homes or urban settings) and among vulnerable population groups (e.g. children).
 
Responsible Officer:
  KORTUM Evelyn G.
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13531
Email:
  kortume@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