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SIN-27 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Safe Management of Drinking-water and Integrated Urban Water Management

Director / Head: 
  Mr Harry SEAH
 




Institution:
  Technology and Water Quality Office
  PUB Singapore
Address:
  PUB Singapore, 40 Scotts Road #22-01 Environment Building
  228231
 
Town:
  Singapore
Country:
  SINGAPORE
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (65) 6326 2950
Fax:
  63262929
Web Site:
 
Date of Designation:
  06/Jan/2012
Last Redesignation:
  06/Jan/2012
Expiry:
  06/Jan/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. To collaborate with WHO in conducting capacity building activities and training courses for Member States, with special reference to the South East Asia and Western Pacific regions of WHO. 
  2. To serve as regional knowledge and technical resource centre for authorities, utilities, and research and professional institutions in WHO Member States, sharing best practice, expertise and experience. 
  3. To function as an active partner in supporting WHO global and regional networks related to safe management of drinking-water and urban water management. 
  4. To serve as WHO's regional policy research hub on relevant issues such as regulatory issues, water industry structure and water pricing. 
  5. To collaborate with WHO in research on conventional and advanced water and wastewater treatment applications and their cost-effectiveness, and collaborate with WHO on research and knowledge gaps on emerging issues related to water quality 
  6. To provide the facilities in Singapore to assist in WHO drinking-water safety efforts during emergency response and disasters 
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Subjects:
  1. Water & sanitation 
  2. Healthy Cities 
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Types of activity:
  1. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Research 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 8.1 - Evidence-based assessments made, and norms and standards formulated and updated on major environmental hazards to health (e.g., poor air quality, chemical substances, electromagnetic fields, radon, poor-quality drinking-water and waste-water reuse)
  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.
 
Responsible Officer:
  DE FRANCE Jennifer
Phone:
  +41 22 79 11540
Email:
  defrancej@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