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Toxicology education in Africa - The Team Finland Knowledge Experience

  • Webinar
  • Health and well-being
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Online, and Pretoria, South-Africa
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CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria South Africa
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We warmly welcome you to join us for a hybrid side-event on toxicology at the South Africa Science Forum 2023. The event is organised by the Tshwane University of Technology, Harare Institute of Technology, University of Helsinki and University of Eastern Finland. The four universities are partnering on a project: From Toxicity to Safety, funded under the Team Finland Knowledge Programme administered by the Finnish National Agency of Education. 

Moderator: Professor David Katerere, Tshwane University of Technology.

Time: 2–5 p.m. (SAST and EEST).


Toxicology education in Europe
Professor Jaana Rysä, University of Eastern Finland

Enhancing food safety through proficiency testing training- COMESA / Texas A & M case study
Dr Mukayi Musarurwa, Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa 

Toxicology through the eyes of medicine regulator
Suraiya Suliman, South African Health Products Regulatory Authority

Toxicologal risks associated with traditional medicine use
Dr Lonestar Gonde, Harare Institute of Technology

On-site registrations by 28.11.2023:

For further information, please contact Roseanna Avento, email or Jaana Rysä, email