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Our terms of reference

Our Terms of Reference for the current designation period (2019 – 2023) are to support WHO in:
1. Strengthening the institutional capacity in Member States to implement Health Impact Assessment (HIA)
2. Promoting and utilizing the methodology of HIA for Member States to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and address health impacts of climate change
3. Support WHO in developing educational materials for HIA and organizing annual HIA training events.

This will be achieved through undertaking the following activities related to HIA:
• High-impact research and information dissemination
• Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies etc.)
• Institutional development, training and education.


aerial view of forum attendees
Staff from the Centre attended the inaugural WHO Collaborating Centre Regional Forum which brought together WHO collaborating centres from 10 member states in the Western Pacific region, with the aim to strengthen strategic partnerships, share expertise and collaborate to address a range of public health concerns.