Human, Animal and Ecological Risk of Environmental Chemicals in African Countries


Date: October 22, TUE, 2013
Time: 13:30-15:40
Venue: Lecture Room 3, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Japan

  • 13:30~13:50 Yared B. Yohannes, Hokkaido University, Japan (Ethiopia)

    OCPs in fish and bird species from Lake Ziway, Ethiopia: Association with trophic level and human health risk assessment

  • 13:50~14:20 Prof. Nico Smit, North-West University, South Africa

    Ecosystem functioning, sustainable utilization and management of aquatic resources of the Lower Phongolo River and floodplain, South Africa

  • 14:20~14:50 Prof. Victor Wepener, North West University, South Africa

    Application of the Relative Risk Methodology to assess human and ecological risks posed by DDT use in the lower Phongolo iver and floodplain.

  • 14:50~15:20 Prof. Johan van Vuren, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

    Biomarkers of pollution in fish from the Phongolo River and floodplain where DDT is used for malaria control

  • 15:20~15:40 Dr. John Yabe, University of Zambia, Zambia

    Lead poisoning in children from townships in the vicinity of a lead-zinc mine in Kabwe, Zambia