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MEX-18 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Environmental Epidemiology

Director / Head: 
  Dr Horacio RIOJAS RODRIGUEZ
 




Institution:
  Dirección de Salud Ambiental/Direction of Environmental Health
  Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública (INSP)
Address:
  Av. Universidad No. 655, Col. Sta. María, - 62508 Morelos
  62508
  Morelos
Town:
  Cuernavaca
Country:
  MEXICO
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (52-777) 329 30 60
Fax:
  (52-777) 101 29 37
Web Site:
  http://www.insp.mx
Date of Designation:
  05/Jun/1997
Last Redesignation:
  29/Dec/2010
Expiry:
  29/Dec/2014
Terms of Reference:
  1. To participe with PAHO in order to build profesional capacities in the field of environmental health. 
  2. Strenghthen research in environmental health, primarily focused on climate change. 
  3. Developing research projects in environmental health which will include the Environmental Epidemiology Approach on the PAHO Methodology as well as Risk Assessment. 
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Subjects:
  1. Environmental health and hazards other than those specifically mentioned 
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Types of activity:
  1. Evaluation  
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Provision of reference substances and other services 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 8.1 - Evidence-based assessments made, and norms and standards formulated and updated on major environmental hazards to health (e.g., poor air quality, chemical substances, electromagnetic fields, radon, poor-quality drinking-water and waste-water reuse)
  Ower: 8.6 - Evidence-based policies, strategies and recommendations developed, and technical support provided to Member States for identifying, preventing and tackling public health problems resulting from climate change.
 
Responsible Officer:
  SOARES DA SILVA Agnes
Phone:
  +1 202 9743315
Email:
  soaresag@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  NEIRA Maria Purificacion
Phone:
  +41 22 79 15526
Email:
  neiram@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork