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Ref.No. [Initiator]
NOR-21 [EURO]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Occupational Health

Director / Head: 
  Dr Pål Molander
  Mr Sture Bye




Institution:
 
  National Institute of Occupational Health
Address:
  Gydas vei 8
  N-0033 Dep
 
Town:
  Oslo
Country:
  NORWAY
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (+47) 23 19 51 00
Fax:
  (+47) 23 19 51 01
Web Site:
  http://www.stami.no/
Date of Designation:
  05/Oct/2009
Last Redesignation:
  05/Oct/2009
Date of Discontinuation:
  16/Oct/2013
Terms of Reference:
  1. To support national policies and delivery plans on occupational health through our strategic key role as advisor to the Labour Inspectorate and the Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion 
  2. To participate in and contribute to the network of the WHO CC in Occupational Health, and to work for the implementation of the WHO Global Strategy on occupational health for all and the WHO Global Plan of Action 
  3. To undertake and support scientific collaboration and research on occupational health (chemical and biological work environment, epidemiology/occupational medicine, musculoskeletal disorders, organizational and psychosocial work environment) 
  4. To promote National Surveillance of Occupational Environment and Health in cooperation with WHO and within the WHO CC Network on occupational health 
  5. To participate in the development of occupational health services on a national level (The Secreteriat for OHS in Norway) 
  6. To participate in regional, national and international approaches to identify and reduce occupational risks and to disseminate such knowledge on a national level (regulatory toxicology, chemical hazards) 
  7. To provide training and short courses on occupational health (research scholarships on occupational health, postdoc positions, specialist training of medical doctors on occupational health) on a national and regional level – in cooperation with WHO and the WHO CC network and NIVA. 
  8. To share the Nordic experience in tripartite cooperation as basis for research and policy on occupational health and environment  
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Subjects:
  1. Occupational health 
  2. Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
  3. Chemical safety 
Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
  2. Research 
  3. Training and education 
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.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  PAUNOVIC Elizabet
Phone:
  +49 228 815 0431
Email:
  paunovice@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  KORTUM Evelyn G.
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13531
Email:
  kortume@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork