Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management: implementation and priorities in the health (2015)
Bonn, Germany, 22–23 June 2015
The health sector is an important stakeholder in the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM). This meeting aimed to identify the role and responsibilities of the health sector in the implementation of the SAICM and priorities for the sector in reaching the 2020 goal for sound chemicals management in the WHO European Region. Recognition was given to the needs to strengthen human resources and to create basic national frameworks to ensure the engagement of the health sector in the sound management of chemicals at national level in close cooperation with other sectors, relevant governmental agencies and stakeholders.