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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/2019
Expiry:
  22/Apr/2023
Terms of Reference:
  1. To support WHO in utilizing scientific evidence in the formulation of environment and health policies for chemical safety, particularly focusing on the Western Pacific Region 
  2. To support WHO in capacity-building, training and awareness-raising of chemical exposure and adverse health effects in low- and middle-income countries 
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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