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VTN-3 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Occupational Health

Director / Head: 
  Dr Nguyen Duy Bao
 




Institution:
 
  National Institute of Occupational & Environmental Health (NIOEH)
Address:
  57 Le Quy Don Street,
  10000
 
Town:
  Ha Noi
Country:
  VIET NAM
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (84-4) 3821 3491
Fax:
  (84-4) 38212 894
Date of Designation:
  10/Jan/1985
Last Redesignation:
  11/May/2014
Expiry:
  11/May/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. To work with WHO in the development of a guideline on establishing occupational disease surveillance system for developing countries and disseminate the results through the Global Network of WHO Collaborating Centres 
  2. To work with WHO in the development of a model integrating provision of Basic Occupational Health Services (BOHS) and Noncommunicable Diseases in the primary health care system in Viet Nam and document and share the experience through the Global Network of WHO Collaborating Centres 
  3. To contribute to WHO’s work in the development of guidelines on risk assessment and management of occupational hazards in mining and disseminate the results through the Global Network of WHO Collaborating Centres 
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Subjects:
  1. Occupational health 
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Types of activity:
  1. Information dissemination 
  2. Research 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  3.5.1 - Country capacity strengthened to assess health risks, develop and implement policies, strategies or regulations for the prevention, mitigation and management of the health impacts of environmental risks
  3.5.2 - Norms, standards and guidelines to define environmental and occupational health risks and benefits associated with air quality, chemicals, water and sanitation, radiation, nanotechnologies, and climate change
 
Responsible Officer:
  HASSAN Mohd Nasir
Phone:
  +63 2 5289886
Email:
  hassanm@who.int

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