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URU-2 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre in Human Environmental Toxicology

Director / Head: 
  Prof. Dr. Amalia Laborde
 




Institution:
  Departamento de Toxicologia, Facultad de Medicina
  Universidad de la Republica Oriental del Uruguay
Address:
  Hospital de Clinicas, Av Italia, s/n, piso 7
 
  Montevideo
Town:
  Montevideo
Country:
  URUGUAY
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  +598 2 487 4000
Fax:
  +598 2 487 0300
Web Site:
  www.ciat.hc.edu.uy
Date of Designation:
  02/Feb/2010
Last Redesignation:
  02/Feb/2014
Expiry:
  02/Feb/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1. Training on environmental health and human toxicology, with emphasis on vulnerable groups 
  2. 2. Preparation of information documents and publications on human health and chemical exposures, including prevention materials and strategies 
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Subjects:
  1. Chemical safety 
  2. Environmental health and hazards other than those specifically mentioned 
  3. Health promotion & education 
Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Research 
  3. Collection; collation and dissemination of information 
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).
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  BRUNE DRISSE Marie Noel
Phone:
  +41 22 79 14549

Technical Counterpart:
  SOARES DA SILVA Agnes
Phone:
  +1 202 9743315
Email:
  soaresag@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork