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Ref.No. [Initiator]
USA-256 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Environmental Epidemiology

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Judith R. Qualters, Ph.D
 




Institution:
  National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH)
  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Address:
  4770 Buford Highway, NE (F-58)
  30341-3717
  GA
Town:
  Atlanta
Country:
  USA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (1-770) 488 3821
Fax:
  (1-770) 488 3460
Web Site:
  http://www.cdc.gov
Date of Designation:
  16/Sep/1994
Last Redesignation:
  15/Jul/2012
Expiry:
  15/Jul/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. To collaborate with and assist the Organization in planning and implementing epidemiologic studies of health effects related to the environment. 
  2. To assist in the assessment and interpretation of human health risks associated with environmental pollutants. 
  3. To collaborate with the Organization in training activities, and transfer to developing countries information about (and methods for) environmental epidemiology. 
  4. To assist the Organization in the development of teaching materials about environmental epidemiology. 
  5. To provide technical support and cooperate with the WHO in the area of preparedness and response to nuclear and radiological emergencies. 
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Subjects:
  1. Environmental health and hazards other than those specifically mentioned 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Providing technical advise to WHO 
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)
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  SOARES DA SILVA Agnes
Phone:
  +1 202 9743315
Email:
  soaresag@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  CARR Zhanat
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13483
Email:
  carrz@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork