The 4-day conference is becoming organised by the Ministry of Health (MoH), represented by the Directorate General of Diseases Surveillance & Control, Department of Environmental & Occupational Health.
It aims at introducing physicians in the MENA area to the effect of chemical substances, toxins and radioactive components, amongst other hazards.
Over 150 participants from 15 nations about the planet are attending the occasion along with 57 speakers specialised in the field of toxicology.
The conference focuses on the challenges and conflicts frequently faced in the area, in an work to advance the field of clinical toxicology. Medical Toxicology is a branch of clinical science that offers with the nature, effects, detection, and management of poisonings.
Medical toxicology instruction programmes are not accessible in the MENA area, so arming these healthcare workers with useful info, education and clinical sources is vital.
This year, the conference touches on numerous subjects such as challenges in the course of poisoning by chemical substances, radiation and some toxins and the newest study outcomes on toxicology, as effectively as the newest developments on laboratory toxicology and the contemporary devices utilizing to diagnose poisoning circumstances.
The scientific sessions will also concentrate on subjects ranging from toxic alcohol ingestion to seafood poisoning to laboratory security.
The reports of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in June 1992, urge the require of establishing poison manage centres in all nations.
Information Source: Muscat Daily