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USA-325 [AMRO]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Occupational Health

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Janine Jagger
 




Institution:
  International Healthcare Worker Safety Center (IHWSC)
  University of Virginia
Address:
  International Healthcare Worker Safety Center, University of Virginia Health System, PO Box 800764
  22908
  VA
Town:
  Charlottesville
Country:
  USA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  434-924-5159
Fax:
  434-982-0821
Date of Designation:
  24/Sep/2010
Last Redesignation:
  24/Sep/2010
Date of Discontinuation:
  09/Aug/2013
Terms of Reference:
  1. TOR 1- Provision of technical training, tool development and assistance in occupational health and safety, with emphasis on occupational health blood exposure surveillance system (EPINet). 
  2. TOR 2- Dissemination of scientific information related to the prevention of occupationally acquired bloodborne diseases among healthcare workers. 
  3. TOR 3- Provision of technical expertise to PAHO/WHO member states in applied research (research design, data collection and analysis) and epidemiology on prevention and control of occupationally acquired bloodborne diseases. 
  4. TOR 4- Creation of Latin-American network of EPINet surveillance users for collaboration, data sharing, and policy development. 
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Subjects:
  1. Occupational health 
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Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Collection and collation of information 
  3. Research 
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