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COL-24 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Occupational Health

Director / Head: 
  Msc Alexandra Yepes Boada
  Lidi Yadira Cetina




Institution:
  Occupational Health Program
  El Bosque University
Address:
  Av Cra 9a No. 131 A - 02
  110121
  D.C.
Town:
  Bogot√°
Country:
  COLOMBIA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  +57-1-648-9076
Fax:
  +57-1-648-9076
Date of Designation:
  15/Nov/2016
Last Redesignation:
  15/Nov/2020
Expiry:
  15/Nov/2024
Terms of Reference:
  1. To contribute to WHO activities in improving the occupational health and safety of health workers 
  2. To support PAHO/AMRO technical work for the implementation of the Regional Plan of Action on Workers' Health through compiling information and developing practical tools for prevention and control of occupational health risks. 
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Subjects:
  1. Occupational health 
  2. Human resources for health (excluding Nursing) 
  3. Health systems research & development 
Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
  2. Support WHO in the implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  3. Organization of events (e.g. conferences; summits) 
WHO Outputs:
  1.1.5 - Countries enabled to strengthen their health workforce
  3.1.2 - Countries enabled to address environmental determinants of health, including climate change
  3.3.1 - Countries enabled to adopt, review and revise laws, regulations and policies to create an enabling environment for healthy cities and villages, housing, schools and workplaces
Responsible Officer:
  IVANOV Ivan Dimov
Phone:
  +41 22 791 5532
Email:
  ivanovi@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  SOLAR HORMAZABAL Orielle
Phone:
 
Email:
  solarhori@paho.org
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork