IPCS networks and partnerships
IPCS builds networks and partnerships to strengthen chemical safety actions.
- For assistance on the diagnosis and management of unusual cases of poisoning, on accessing or using antidotes and on other toxicological issues.
- Disseminates alerts about new or emerging toxicological problems.
- Members include clinical and analytical toxicologists, an important and often under-utilized source of expertise on chemical safety problems.
- To find out more about this network contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
- For global alert, verification and response to chemical events of international public health importance. Members include staff from poisons centres, WHO Collaborating Centres, WHO departments at HQ, regional offices and countries, analytical laboratories and academic institutions.
- To find out more about this network contact: email@example.com
IPCS Pesticides Project Network
- For assistance on the management of unusual cases of pesticide poisoning and on obtaining antidotes.
- A source of information on acute and chronic health effects of pesticides and on regulatory aspects of pesticide formulations. Members are participants in the IPCS Epidemiology of Human Pesticide Exposures project and other professionals concerned with the health effects of pesticides.
- To find out more about this network contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Risk assessment network
- For the development and peer-review of risk assessment documents and harmonized methodologies.
- Experts from 17 IPCS Participating Institutions contribute to the preparation of International Chemical Safety Cards.
- Experts from over 20 IPCS Participating Institutions contribute to the preparation of Concise International Chemical Assessment Documents (CICADS).
- IPCS National Focal points in governments are linked through WHO regional offices and enable the collection of country views on chemicals management issues and the dissemination of information.
- To find out more contact email@example.com