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WHO webinar on Human Health Risk Assessment –
Updated WHO Toolkit.
Thursday, 17 Feb 2022 | 9am – 10:30am CET (UTC/GMT +1 hour)
ORGANIZER: World Health Organization, Department of Environment, Climate Change and Health
TARGET AUDIENCE: Environmental health decision-makers and public health, environmental and
other professionals with a role in assessing and managing human health risks associated with chemical
Participants of the webinar will learn about the important role of human health risk assessment in
informing environmental health decision-making including regulatory action, responses to chemical
incidents and management of poisonings.
Participants will be introduced to the recently revised and published WHO human health risk
assessment toolkit: chemical hazards which provides users with the guidance to identify, acquire
and use the information needed to assess chemical hazards, exposures and the corresponding
health risks in their given health risk assessment contexts at local and/or national levels
Participants will hear about experiences from developing countries to undertake human health risk
assessment in low resource settings and the usefulness of the WHO human health risk assessment
toolkit: chemical hazards.
Participants will be introduced to the WHO Chemical Risk Assessment Network Community of Trainers
(CoT) which provides a forum to trainers and those who would like to become trainers to share
experiences in the teaching and training on human health risk assessment.
REGISTER AT: https://nih.zoomgov.com/meeting/register/vJItfuutrjMqHi2P7q8ooeAt1W2puTQkf4E
• Human health risk assessment and environmental health decision-making
• The updated WHO human health risk assessment toolkit
• Experiences from developing countries
• Training on human risk assessment