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Ref.No. [Initiator]
JPN-91 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health and Prevention of Chemical Hazards

Director / Head: 
  Professor Reiko Kishi
 




Institution:
  Centre for Environmental and Health Sciences
  Hokkaido University
Address:
  N 12, W 7
  0600812
  Hokkaido
Town:
  Sapporo
Country:
  JAPAN
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  +81-11-706-4746
Fax:
  +81-11-706-4725
Date of Designation:
  22/Apr/2015
Last Redesignation:
  22/Apr/2015
Expiry:
  22/Apr/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. Assist WHO in developing capacity of selected countries in this region on survey and research methods of chemical exposures on population to prevent chemical hazards and diseases. 
  2. Contribute to WHO's work to translate research findings and evidence of chemical exposures and health into guidelines, manuals and training modules. 
  3. Support WHO in training courses and raising awareness about disease prevention of chemical exposures for vulnerable population. 
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Subjects:
  1. Environmental health and hazards other than those specifically mentioned 
  2. Chemical safety 
  3. Child & maternal health 
Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
  2. Research 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  3.5.1 - Country capacity strengthened to assess health risks, develop and implement policies, strategies or regulations for the prevention, mitigation and management of the health impacts of environmental risks
  3.5.2 - Norms, standards and guidelines to define environmental and occupational health risks and benefits associated with air quality, chemicals, water and sanitation, radiation, nanotechnologies, and climate change
 
Responsible Officer:
  KIM Rok Ho
Phone:
 
Email:
  kimr@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  BRUNE DRISSE Marie Noel
Phone:
 
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork