EUROTOX

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History

21 July 1989, Brighton (UK), when statutes were adopted, on merger of European Society of Toxicology (EST), set up 20 Sep 1962, Zurich (Switzerland), as 'European Society for the Study of Drug Toxicity' (individual membership), with Federation of European Societies of Toxicology (FEST), formed 1984 by 14 national societies of EST, and with whom it had previously sponsored congresses held every 2 years. Full title of EUROTOX: Association of European Toxicologists and Societies of Toxicology. Registered in Basel (Switzerland) in accordance with Swiss law.

Aims

Encourage and extend research in the field of toxicology; ensure regular exchange of information on toxicity and its evaluation; undertake related scientific work; represent national societies of toxicology in Europe.

Future Events

2020 Copenhagen, Denmark – Annual Congress

Past Events(2)

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Activities

Programmes to further education and advance toxicology as a science; publishes toxicological information; organizes advanced education initiatives; develops policy regarding training and registration of toxicologists, especially through Task Force on Registration; interacts with regulatory bodies; initiates and assists in translating and publishing general toxicology courses in conjunction with the Open University of the Netherlands; offers continuing education programme; assists attendance at meetings. Organizes: annual 'EUROTOX' congress; 'Gerhard Zbinden Memorial Lecture' (annual); training and discussion programme for toxicologists from Central and Eastern Europe. Bestows annual Merit Award and annual Young Scientist's Poster Award. Working Groups study specific aspects, for example Postgraduate Training in Toxicology and Toxicopathology.

Structure

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Languages

English.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 4 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 85 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Societal Problems
    • Poison

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

UIA Org ID

D0858

Last News Received

2012
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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