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POR-16 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Radiation Protection and Health

Director / Head: 
  Prof. Graciano Paulo
  Prof. Joana Santos




Institution:
  Medical Imaging & Radiotherapy Department
  Coimbra Health School
Address:
  Rua 5 de Outubro, S. Martinho do Bispo, ap. 7006
  3046-854
  Coimbra
Town:
  Coimbra
Country:
  PORTUGAL
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +351239802430
Fax:
  +651239802430
Date of Designation:
  14/Dec/2016
Last Redesignation:
  14/Dec/2016
Expiry:
  14/Dec/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. Technical support and collaboration in the assessment and communication of health risks of radiation 
  2. Technical support and collaboration for an advanced radiation protection in medical settings to strengthen health professionals and patient safety in medical imaging and radiotherapy in Portuguese-speaking countries 
  3. Technical support and collaboration in the preparation & dissemination of educational materials for health professionals that work with radiation 
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Subjects:
  1. Radiation 
  2. Health promotion & education 
  3. Patient safety 
Types of activity:
  1. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  2. Organization of events (e.g. conferences; summits) 
  3. Providing technical advise to WHO 
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
 
Responsible Officer:
  PEREZ Maria Del Rosario
Phone:
  +41 22 791 5027
Email:
  perezm@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  PAUNOVIC Elizabet
Phone:
  +49 228 815 0431
Email:
  paunovice@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork