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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 República
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/2018
Expiry:
  02/Feb/2022
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 and collation of information 
WHO Outputs:
  3.5.1 - Countries enabled to assess health risks and develop and implement policies, strategies or regulations for the prevention, mitigation and management of the health impacts of environmental and occupational risks
  3.5.2 - Norms and standards established and guidelines developed for environmental and occupational health risks and benefits associated with, for example, air and noise pollution, chemicals, waste, water and sanitation, radiation, nanotechnologies and climate change
 
Responsible Officer:
  BRUNE DRISSE Marie Noel
Phone:
  +41 22 791 4549

Technical Counterpart:
  SOARES DA SILVA Agnes
Phone:
  +1 +2029743315
Email:
  soaresag@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork