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SIN-22 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Tobacco Testing and Research

Director / Head: 
  Miss Cheah Nuan Ping
 




Institution:
  Applied Sciences Group - Cigarette Testing Laboratory
  Health Sciences Authority
Address:
  11 Outram Road
  169078
 
Town:
  Singapore
Country:
  SINGAPORE
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  65 6213 0721
Fax:
  65 6213 0807
Web Site:
  http://www.hsa.gov.sg
Date of Designation:
  24/Jun/2009
Last Redesignation:
  24/Jun/2013
Expiry:
  24/Jun/2015
Terms of Reference:
  1. To provide technical support in the development of regional testing capacity (WPRO) in the control of tobacco products. 
  2. To provide technical training on tobacco content analysis and emissions measurement 
  3. To develop methodologies on carcinogenic and genotoxic smoke constituents 
  4. To collaborate and contribute within the tobacco network and collaborate with WHO TFI in capacities building for the testing laboratories in relation to the WHO FCTC and WHO TobLabNet specifically. 
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Subjects:
  1. Tobacco 
  2. Health Technology (including laboratory services; but excluding blood safety) 
  3. Environmental health and hazards other than those specifically mentioned 
Types of activity:
  1. Collection; collation and dissemination of information 
  2. Research 
  3. Evaluation  
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 6.3 - Evidence-based and ethical policies, strategies, recommendations, standards and guidelines developed, and technical support provided to Member States with a high or increasing burden of disease and death associated with tobacco use, enabling them to strengthen institutions in order to tackle or prevent the public health problems concerned; support also provided to the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control for implementation of the provisions of the Convention and development and implementation of protocols and guidelines
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  VESTAL Gemma
Phone:
  +41 22 79 14705
Email:
  vestalg@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  AUDERA-LOPEZ Maria Carmen
Phone:
  +63 2 5289897
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork