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USA-321 [AMRO]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Occupational Health

Director / Head: 
  Thomas Robins
 




Institution:
  Department of Environmental Health Science
  University of Michigan Fogarty International Centre, School of Public Health
Address:
  1420 Washington Heights, M6006 SPH II
  48109-2029
  MI
Town:
  Ann Arbor
Country:
  USA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  1734-936-0757
Fax:
  1-734-763-8095
Date of Designation:
  03/Aug/2009
Last Redesignation:
  03/Aug/2009
Date of Discontinuation:
  23/Sep/2013
Terms of Reference:
  1. •Develop educational materials for use in Southern Africa and around the world. 
  2. •Work with the University of Texas to translate educational materials for Latin America. 
  3. •Provide graduate level training to both students and professionals in occupational health from SADC nations of Africa. 
  4. •Undertake environmental health and occupational health research both at the university of Michigan and in SADC nations of Africa. 
  5. Provide advisory services to the WHO and to PAHO on technical matters. 
  6. Contribute as peer reviewers for WHO and PAHO occupational health documents. 
  7. Actively participate in the WHO network with other WHO and PAHO entities and collaborating centres on projects to advance the Global Plan of Action on Workers Health. 
  8. Assist WHO and PAHO in developing future WHO work plans.  
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Subjects:
  1. Occupational health 
  2. Environmental health and hazards other than those specifically mentioned 
  3. Occupational health 
Types of activity:
  1. Organization of events (e.g. conferences; summits) 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Coordination of activities carried out by several institutions (e.g. other WHO collaborating centres) 
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.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  RODRIGUEZ-GUZMAN Julietta
Phone:
 

Technical Counterpart:
  KORTUM Evelyn G.
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13531
Email:
  kortume@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork