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SIN-11 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Occupational Health

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Siok Lin Gan
  Ms Esther Chong




Institution:
  Occupational Safety and Health Division
  Ministry of Manpower
Address:
  1500 Bendemeer Road #04-01, MOM Services Centre
  339946
 
Town:
  Singapore
Country:
  SINGAPORE
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (65) 66925033
Fax:
  (65) 66925009
Web Site:
  http://www.mom.gov.sg
Date of Designation:
  12/Jan/1978
Last Redesignation:
  16/Dec/2015
Expiry:
  16/Dec/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. To participate in the implementation of the WHO Global Plan of Action – GMP Objective 2 for occupational health  
  2. To develop or improve WHO training materials or manuals for capability building of occupational health and safety personnel in appropriate fields of occupational health based on identified area by WPRO  
  3. To assist WHO in promoting occupational health in the Western Pacific Region, including strengthening the knowledge network  
  4. To contribute to the GMP Priority 5 – Workers’ health metrics by estimating the global burden of diseases attributable to selected occupational risks 
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Subjects:
  1. Occupational health 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Coordination of activities carried out by several institutions (e.g. other WHO collaborating centres) 
WHO Outputs:
  3.5.2 - Norms, standards and guidelines to define environmental and occupational health risks and benefits associated with air quality, chemicals, water and sanitation, radiation, nanotechnologies, and climate change
  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: 8.3 - Technical assistance and support provided to Member States for strengthening national occupational and environmental health risk management systems, functions and services.
Responsible Officer:
  KORTUM Evelyn G.
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3531
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