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UAE-4 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO collaborating centre for occupational health

Director / Head: 
  Professor Tar-Ching Aw
 




Institution:
  Institute of Public Health
  UAE University
Address:
  PO Box 17666
  17666
  Abu Dhabi
Town:
  Al Ain
Country:
  UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Region:
  EMRO
Phone:
  + 971-3-713-7450
Fax:
  +971-3-767-2008
Web Site:
  http://www.uaeu.ac.ae
Date of Designation:
  28/Nov/2013
Last Redesignation:
  28/Nov/2013
Expiry:
  28/Nov/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. Assisting WHO in the implementation of the Global Plan of Action on Workers’ Health under Resolution WHA 60.26 
  2. Providing technical expertise in the area of occupational medicine and contributing to the development of WHO information products on occupational diseases 
  3. In agreement with WHO, providing specialized training courses on occupational health 
  4. Carrying out specific activities in the area of occupational health as agreed with WHO  
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Subjects:
  1. Occupational health 
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Types of activity:
  1. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Providing technical advise to WHO 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 8.3 - Technical assistance and support provided to Member States for strengthening national occupational and environmental health risk management systems, functions and services.
  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).
 
Responsible Officer:
  IVANOV Ivan Dimov
Phone:
  +41 22 79 15532
Email:
  ivanovi@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  ARNAOUT Said
Phone:
  +20 2 2276 5380
Email:
  arnaouts@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork