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Network of PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centres in Occupational Health

Map of PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centers

The following map displays PAHO/WHO's thirteen collaborating centers in the Americas.

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PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centers in Occupational Health:



1 Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)

2 Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec (CHUQ)

3 University of Quebec in Montreal

4 Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST)



2 Social Service of Industry (SESI


1 National Institute Of Workers' Health 


1 Institute of Public Health


1 Saint George's University 


1 National Research Institute on Toxic Substances IRET, National University of Costa Rica


1 University of Maryland

2 University of Texas School of Public Health


3 University of Massachusetts


4 National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)


5 University of Illinois at Chicago


Global Plan of Action Summary for the Americas:


8th Global Collaborating Centres meeting, Geneva, 18-23 October 2009


PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centres are key institutions with relevant expertise distributed throughout the world representing a valuable resource and an extended and integral arm of WHO's capacity to implement its mandated work.


The PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centers play an instrumental role in the implementation of the Organization’s mandated work by supporting its planned strategic objectives at the regional and global levels; enhancing the scientific validity of its global health work, developing as well as strengthening institutional capacities in countries and regions.

Last Updated on Friday, 29 March 2013 18:35

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