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

Director / Head: 
  Mr Hyun-Hwa Shin
 




Institution:
  Occupational Health Department
  Korea Occuaptional Safety and Health Agency (KOSHA)
Address:
  478 Munemiro-ro, Bupyeong-gu
  403711
 
Town:
  Incheon
Country:
  REPUBLIC OF KOREA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  0082325100710
Fax:
  0082325186486
Date of Designation:
  07/Oct/2008
Last Redesignation:
  07/Oct/2012
Expiry:
  07/Oct/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. To strengthen the capacity for asbestos analyses and controls in Asian developing countries with WHO SER/WPR 
  2. To work with WHO and ILO in provision of OH training program 
  3. On request of WHO, to participate in development of the criteria for ICD11 
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Subjects:
  1. Occupational health 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  3. Providing technical advise to WHO 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 8.3 - Technical assistance and support provided to Member States for strengthening national occupational and environmental health risk management systems, functions and services.
 
  Ower: 8.2 - Technical support and guidance provided to Member States for the implementation of primary prevention interventions that reduce environmental hazards to health, enhance safety and promote public health, including in specific settings (e.g. workplaces, homes or urban settings) and among vulnerable population groups (e.g. children).
Responsible Officer:
  KORTUM Evelyn G.
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13531
Email:
  kortume@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