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SWI-69 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Center for Radiation Protection and Public Health

Director / Head: 
  Dr Christophe Murith
  Dr Daniel Storch




Institution:
  Radiation Protection Division
  Federal Office of Public Health
Address:
  Schwarzenburgstrasse, 165
  3003
  Bern
Town:
  Bern
Country:
  SWITZERLAND
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +41313241041
Fax:
 
Date of Designation:
  04/Mar/2014
Last Redesignation:
  04/Mar/2014
Expiry:
  04/Mar/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. Technical support and collaboration in radiological and nuclear emergency preparedness and public health response 
  2. Technical support and collaboration in the radon action plan and development of strategies for strengthening indoor air quality  
  3. Technical support and collaboration in the field of non-ionizing radiation with the focus on developing health protection strategies and policies, risk assesment and knowledge management 
  4. Technical support and collaboration for an advanced radiation protection in the field of medical exposure to strengthen patient safety in radiology and radiotherapy 
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Subjects:
  1. Radiation 
  2. Environmental health and hazards other than those specifically mentioned 
  3. Emergency & humanitarian action 
Types of activity:
  1. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Information dissemination 
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: 5.1 - Norms and standards developed, capacity built and technical support provided to Member States for the development and strengthening of national emergency preparedness plans and programmes.
 
Responsible Officer:
  CARR Zhanat
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13483
Email:
  carrz@who.int

You can also contact:
  1. VAN DEVENTER Tahera Emilie 
  2. PEREZ Maria Del Rosario 
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Technical Counterpart:
  KOSBAYEVA Aliya
Phone:
  +49 228 815 0421
Email:
  kosbayevaa@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork