In May 2022, IC and its collaborating partners implemented a chemical safety and security webinar series, with a specific focus on hospitals, academic universities, and industry personnel in both the provinces on Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan. The series provided participants valuable information on the history of chemical use in warfare, international safeguards to keep chemicals secure and public safety. The series included tools to recognize various chemical injuries, discussed basic principles of chemical security and described best practices for managing chemicals at the various sites of chemical use and storage.
Subject Matter Experts & Instructors
Dr. Ziad Kazzi
FAAEM, Professor of Emory
University School of Medicine,
Environmental & Chemical
Director of Environmental Health, Safety and Risk Management,
Industry personnel and medical professionals from Indus Hospital Health Network participated in the first webinar series representing the province of Sindh. For the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa webinar, emergency medicine and hospital staff from Lady Reading Hospital in Peshawar engaged with the Subject Matter Experts on various chemical topics.