26 Jun 2020

Open to anyone who is interested: WHO webinar on "Public Health Management of Chemical Incident Response and the Role of Poison Centres" on 8 July 2020

This webinar will provide an overview of how chemical incidents are managed from a public health perspective including risk assessment, management options, communication, and surveillance. Presentations will cover different aspects of the process and include an interactive exercise. The role of poison centres in detection and response to chemical incidents will be discussed. Reference will be made to the WHO Guidelines for establishing a poison centre (in press).

Organised by Public Health England in collaboration with the University of Cape Town, University of Stellenbosch, and the SCAHT. To take place on 8 July 2020, 14:00 - 15:30 (UTC+2/CEST).

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