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Ref.No. [Initiator]
USA-260 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Linda Forst
 




Institution:
  Great Lakes Center for Occupational & Environmental Safety & Health, School of Public Health
  University of Illinois at Chicago
Address:
  1603 W.Taylor
  60612
  Illinois
Town:
  Chicago
Country:
  USA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (1-312) 355-3826
Fax:
  (1-312) 413 9898
Date of Designation:
  15/Aug/1995
Last Redesignation:
  20/Apr/2020
Expiry:
  20/Apr/2024
Terms of Reference:
  1. At PAHO/WHO’s request, support to build capacity for diagnosis and management of occupational diseases. 
  2. At PAHO/WHO’s request maintain a clearinghouse of training materials that enhance occupational health knowledge and practice.  
  3. Under PAHO/WHO’s leadership, provide assistance to support PAHO/WHO efforts to address climate change and environmental health approaches to protect human health. 
  4. Under PAHO/WHO’s request, support PAHO/WHO’s efforts to advance healthy housing and workers’ health. 
  5. In agreement with PAHO/WHO, contribute to PAHO/WHO efforts to protect healthcare settings and the environment. 
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Subjects:
  1. Occupational health 
  2. Environmental health and hazards other than those specifically mentioned 
  3. Healthy Cities 
Types of activity:
  1. Support WHO in the implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  2. Research 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  3.1.2 - Countries enabled to address environmental determinants of health, including climate change
  3.2.1 - Countries enabled to develop and implement technical packages to address risk factors through multisectoral action
  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:
  SOLAR HORMAZABAL Orielle
Phone:
 
Email:
  solarhori@paho.org

Technical Counterpart:
  IVANOV Ivan Dimov
Phone:
  +41 22 791 5532
Email:
  ivanovi@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork