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JPN-79 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Center for Radiation Emergency Medicine

Director / Head: 
  Dr Makoto Akashi
  Dr Hideo Tatsuzaki




Institution:
  Research Center for Radiation Emergency Medicine, National Institute of Radiological Sciences
  National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology
Address:
  4-9-1 Anagawa, Inage-ku
  263-8555
  Chiba
Town:
  Chiba-city
Country:
  JAPAN
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  +81-43-206-3134
Fax:
  +81-43-206-4095
Date of Designation:
  02/Sep/2013
Last Redesignation:
  02/Sep/2017
Expiry:
  02/Sep/2021
Terms of Reference:
  1. Support WHO in the area of radiation emergency medicine and REMPAN activities 
  2. Support WHO response to and recovery after radiation emergencies 
  3. Support WHO work in the area of biodosimetry and BioDoseNet (cytogenetics and internal contamination monitoring) 
  4. Support WHO in the area of radiation protection for natural exposures 
  5. Support WHO work in the area of safe use of ionizing radiation in health care settings 
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Subjects:
  1. Emergency & humanitarian action 
  2. Radiation 
  3. Research policy & development 
Types of activity:
  1. Outbreaks and emergencies 
  2. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  3. Training and education 
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
  5.1.1 - Implementation and monitoring of the International Health Regulations (2005) at country level and training and advice for Member States in further developing and making use of core capacities required under the Regulations
Responsible Officer:
  CARR Zhanat
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3483
Email:
  carrz@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  KIM Rok Ho
Phone:
  679 3234141
Email:
  kimr@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork