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KOR-86 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Occupational Health

Director / Head: 
  Mr Young-Soon Lee
  Jangjin Ryoo




Institution:
  Occupational Health Department
  Korea Occuaptional Safety and Health Agency (KOSHA)
Address:
  400, Jongga-ro, Jung-gu,
  44429
 
Town:
  Ulsan
Country:
  REPUBLIC OF KOREA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  0082527030740
Fax:
  0082527030326
Date of Designation:
  07/Oct/2008
Last Redesignation:
  07/Oct/2016
Expiry:
  07/Oct/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. To assist WHO in strengthening the countries' capacities for elimination of asbestos-related diseases 
  2. To contribute to WHO efforts on improving workers’ health in informal sector 
  3. In agreement with WHO to provide technical assistance for strengthening occupational health and safety in developing countries 
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Subjects:
  1. Occupational health 
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Types of activity:
  1. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  2. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  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
  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
  3.5.3 - Public health objectives addressed in implementation of multilateral agreements and conventions on the environment and in relation to the proposed sustainable development goals and the post-2015 development agenda
Responsible Officer:
  IVANOV Ivan Dimov
Phone:
  +41 22 791 5532
Email:
  ivanovi@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