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JPN-90 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre on Tobacco Testing and Research

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Naoki KUNUGITA
 




Institution:
  Department of Environmental Health
  National Institute of Public Health
Address:
  2-3-6 Minami
  351-0197
  Saitama
Town:
  Wako
Country:
  JAPAN
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  +81-48-458-6254
Fax:
  +81-48-458-6270
Date of Designation:
  12/May/2014
Last Redesignation:
  12/May/2014
Expiry:
  12/May/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. To collaborate and contribute within the WHO Tobacco Laboratory Network (TobLabNet) in particular and the Tobacco Free Initiative within PND in general in the work plan on tobacco product testing and research.  
  2. By request of WHO, to provide technical training on tobacco content analysis and emissions measurements in WPRO.  
  3. By request of WHO, to provide technical support to WPRO countries in the testing and measuring of tobacco product content and emissions in WPRO pursuant to the guidelines on Articles 9 and 10 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.  
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Subjects:
  1. Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
  2. Tobacco 
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Types of activity:
  1. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  2. Research 
  3. Provision of reference substances and other services 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 6.3 - Evidence-based and ethical policies, strategies, recommendations, standards and guidelines developed, and technical support provided to Member States with a high or increasing burden of disease and death associated with tobacco use, enabling them to strengthen institutions in order to tackle or prevent the public health problems concerned; support also provided to the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control for implementation of the provisions of the Convention and development and implementation of protocols and guidelines
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  VESTAL Gemma
Phone:
  +41 22 79 14705
Email:
  vestalg@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  AUDERA-LOPEZ Maria Carmen
Phone:
  +63 2 5289897
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork