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Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre on Health Risk Assessment and Children's Environmental Health

Director / Head: 
  Dr Fernando DIAZ-BARRIGA
 




Institution:
  Department of Environmental Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine
  Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí (UASLP)
Address:
  Av. Venustiano Carranza No. 2405 Col. Lomas Los Filtros, 78210, - SLP
  78210
  SLP
Town:
  San Luis Potosí
Country:
  MEXICO
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (52-444) 8262300 / 8458
Fax:
 
Web Site:
 
Date of Designation:
  28/Feb/2006
Last Redesignation:
  05/Mar/2018
Expiry:
  05/Mar/2022
Terms of Reference:
  1. To collaborate with WHO/PAHO to create programs and training capacities on children’s environmental health and vulnerable groups 
  2. To collaborate with PAHO/WHO to prepare information documents and publications on children’s environmental health  
  3. To support PAHO and WHO to develop and implement new concepts and to address environmental emergencies 
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Subjects:
  1. Environmental health and hazards other than those specifically mentioned 
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Types of activity:
  1. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  2. Research 
  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
  3.5.3 - 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
  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
Responsible Officer:
  BRUNE DRISSE Marie Noel
Phone:
  +41 22 791 4549

Technical Counterpart:
  SOARES DA SILVA Agnes
Phone:
  +1 +2029743315
Email:
  soaresag@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork