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Ref.No. [Initiator]
UNK-141 [EURO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Protection of Water Quality and Human Health

Director / Head: 
  Dr Steve Pedley
  Dr Katherine Pond




Institution:
  Robens Centre for Public and Environmental Health (RCPEH), Centre for Environmental Health and Engineering (CEHE)
  University of Surrey
Address:
  Stag Hill
  GU2 7XH
  Surrey
Town:
  Guildford
Country:
  UK
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  + 44 (1483) 68 99 35
Fax:
  + 44 (1483) 25 99 71
Date of Designation:
  01/Nov/1988
Last Redesignation:
  08/Feb/2015
Expiry:
  08/Feb/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. To inform and support further development of WHO approaches to water quality monitoring and surveillance. 
  2. To support development of guidance for small scale water supply annd sanitation systems. 
  3. To provide emergency response support. 
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Subjects:
  1. Water & sanitation 
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Types of activity:
  1. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  2. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  3.5.1 - Country capacity strengthened to assess health risks, develop and implement policies, strategies or regulations for the prevention, mitigation and management of the health impacts of environmental risks
  3.5.2 - Norms, standards and guidelines to define environmental and occupational health risks and benefits associated with air quality, chemicals, water and sanitation, radiation, nanotechnologies, and climate change
  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:
  SCHMOLL Oliver
Phone:
  +49 228 8150476
Email:
  schmollo@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  GORDON Bruce Allan
Phone:
  +41 22 791 2728
Email:
  gordonb@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork