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Ref.No. [Initiator]
SPA-29 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Occupational Health

Director / Head: 
  Dr Manuel Peña
  Mr Francisco Alvarez




Institution:
 
  European Institute of Health and Social Welfare
Address:
  C/Joaquin Costa nº 16
  28002
 
Town:
  Madrid
Country:
  SPAIN
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (34-91) 411 80 90
Fax:
 
Date of Designation:
  19/Apr/2004
Last Redesignation:
  13/Oct/2012
Expiry:
  13/Oct/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. to contribute to the development of WHO guidelines on workplace actions for protecting the health of workers 
  2. to contribute to collecting good practices of comprehensive workplace interventions in Spanish language 
  3. to contribute to the development of toolkits in Spanish language for healthy workplaces  
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Subjects:
  1. Occupational health 
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Types of activity:
  1. Collection; collation and dissemination of information 
  2. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  3. Organization of events (e.g. conferences; summits) 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 8.2 - Technical support and guidance provided to Member States for the implementation of primary prevention interventions that reduce environmental hazards to health, enhance safety and promote public health, including in specific settings (e.g. workplaces, homes or urban settings) and among vulnerable population groups (e.g. children).
  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 79 13531
Email:
  kortume@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  KIM Rok Ho
Phone:
  679 3234141
Email:
  kimr@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork