About The Conference
This conference will be a collaboration between the Environmental Chemical Pollution and Health (ECPH) Research Unit in the Faculty of Health Sciences, the UP Institution for Sustainable Malaria Control (UP CSMC). Other South African universities involved will be North-West University, University of Johannesburg, Water Research Commission of South Africa (WRC), and the University of Venda.
The aim of this conference is to continue discussions to address existing gaps in knowledge, and to create a forum for networking among academics, scientists, industry, and policy makers.
The Scientific Committee has put together a comprehensive programme comprising of a number of well-known international and local experts in the field of endocrine disruption. The theme of the conference this year is "Sustainable approaches towards healthy African communities". The programme will feaure a range of topics addressing the background on EDC research, focus on sustainability of research, science to policy, and new research on human, animal, and enviromental EDC exposures.