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01 November 2007

CR Bangkok Workshop on Occupational and Environmental Health in the Asia/Pacific Region

The Secretary General of the Sixth Princess Chulabhorn International Science Congress and Fellow of the Collegium Ramazzini, Professor Mathuros Ruchirawat, has invited the Collegium Ramazzini to organize a 2-day Satellite Workshop following the Sixth Princess Chulabhorn International Science Congress. This Satellite Workshop will be held in Bangkok from November 30-December 1 2007. It is entitled, “Occupational and Environmental Health in the Asia/Pacific Region”. The goal of the Satellite Workshop is to facilitate exchanges between Fellows of the Collegium and scientists in the Asia-Pacific region and thus to facilitate the dissemination of scientific knowledge as well as of new strategies for the prevention of environmental and occupational disease. The Collegium Ramazzini Satellite Workshop is structured to include invited speakers from both the Collegium and the Asia-Pacific region, with special focus on three areas identified as priority issues for public health in Thailand: air pollution, arsenic and pesticides. The scientific program may be downloaded as a pdf document here.

More about the Sixth Princess Chulabhorn International Science Congress

The Sixth Princess Chulabhorn International Science Congress Program was initiated by Professor Dr. Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn of Thailand to provide a forum for the exchange of the latest information and most recent advances in research among the international scientific community.
The Sixth Princess Chulabhorn International Science Congress is entitled “The Interface of Chemistry and Biology in the ‘Omics’ Era”. It will be held in Bangkok from November 25-29, 2007 and will mark the occasion of the 80th birthday of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the King of Thailand, a time of joy and jubilation, which all scientists are invited to share. The goal of the conference is to highlight how linkages between new areas of chemistry and biology contribute to the treatment and prevention of diseases in the global population. The significance of fast-growing interdisciplinary research, spanning work from the level of the molecule to the whole body system will be brought into focus on two main themes:1) environment and health; and 2) drug discovery. The conference program may be consulted online at the following website: http://www.cri.or.th/pc6/index.php .




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