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Ref.No. [Initiator]
SIN-20 [WPRO]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Environmental Epidemiology

Director / Head: 
  Kee-Tai Goh
 




Institution:
 
  Institute of Environmental Epidemiology, Ministry of Health
Address:
  College of Medicine Building, 16, College Road
  169854
  Singapore
Town:
  Singapore
Country:
  SINGAPORE
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (65) 63258450
Fax:
  (65) 6221 5528
Web Site:
  http://www.moh.gov.sg
Date of Designation:
  01/Jun/1995
Last Redesignation:
  19/May/2008
Date of Discontinuation:
  18/Dec/2012
Terms of Reference:
  1. to review & update information & training materials in the field of environmental epidemiology 
  2. to identify local experts and provide expert inputs to selected regional and global-level meetings 
  3. to provide advisory services on specific topics during short missions to selected countries in the region 
  4. to co-organise workshops or meetings of experts on priority environmental epidemiology issues with the National Environmental Agency 
  5. to establish computer databases and information files for easy reference 
  6. to undertake studies on climate change and infectious diseases and air quality and health 
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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. Training and education 
  3. Collection and collation of information 
WHO Outputs:
  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.
  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: 8.5 - Health-sector leadership enhanced for creating a healthier environment and changing policies in all sectors so as to tackle the root causes of environmental threats to health, through means such as responding to emerging and re-emerging consequences of development on environmental health and altered patterns of consumption and production and to the damaging effect of evolving technologies.
Responsible Officer:
  HASSAN Mohd Nasir
Phone:
  +63 2 5289886
Email:
  hassanm@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