Electromagnetic fields (EMF)

Organization structure

The Ad Hoc Research Coordinating Committee

This Ad Hoc Research Coordination Committee reviews research with the following terms of reference:

  • Ensure that essential research needed by WHO/IARC is completed.
  • Avoid unnecessary duplication of research, ensuring that scarce resources for research are used wisely and effectively.
  • Encourage the use of standardised protocols so results can be easily compared or studies combined, where possible, to allow meta-analyses to be performed.
  • Maintain an updated inventory of EMF research applicable to the Research Agenda.

The Research Coordination committee is an ad hoc committee composed of representatives of WHO collaborating centres, member states, research funding agencies and scientists.

Meetings are normally open to input and discussion from any person interested in EMF research needs.

Outputs of this ad hoc committee are: