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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/2015
Expiry:
  24/Jun/2019
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 and collation of information 
  2. Research 
  3. Evaluation  
WHO Outputs:
  2.1.1 - Development of national multisectoral policies and plans for implementing interventions to prevent and control noncommunicable diseases facilitated
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  VESTAL Gemma
Phone:
  +41 22 79 14705
Email:
  vestalg@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  KHOW CHUAN HENG Kelvin
Phone:
  +63 2 5289979
Email:
  khowk@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork