Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Occupational Health
Director / Head:
Dr Nguyen Duy Bao
National Institute of Occupational & Environmental Health (NIOEH)
1B Yersin Street, 10000 -
(84-4) 821 3491
(84-4) 212 894
Date of Designation:
Terms of Reference:
- 1. To develop basic occupational health services in Vietnam and document and share the experience with other developing countries in Asia.
- 2. To share the results of research and activities on occupational health and safety of health care workers through the Global Network of WHO Collaborating Centers for Occupational Health.
- 3. To undertake research and training on some common occupational diseases and their prevention and management and disseminate the results through the Global Network of WHO Collaborating Centers.
- Occupational health
Types of activity:
- Information dissemination
- Training and education
Ower: 8.3 - Technical assistance and support provided to Member States for strengthening national occupational and environmental health risk management systems, functions and services.
Ower: 8.4 - Guidance, tools and initiatives created in order to support the health sector in influencing policies in other sectors to allow policies that improve health, the environment and safety to be identified and adopted.
Ower: 8.5 - Health-sector leadership enhanced for creating a healthier environment and changing policies in all sectors so as to tackle the root causes of environmental threats to health, through means such as responding to emerging and re-emerging consequences of development on environmental health and altered patterns of consumption and production and to the damaging effect of evolving technologies.
HASSAN Mohd Nasir
+855 23 216610
KORTUM Evelyn G.
+41 22 79 13531
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
Link to eWork