International Programme on Chemical Safety

Current activities undertaken under the Network

Network projects are aimed at adding value to risk assessment globally. They include WHO guidance on risk assessment methodology, coordinating groups for experts and capacity building activities and tools

WHO chemical risk assessment network

The WHO Chemical Risk Assessment Network is a voluntary collaborative initiative whose overall goal is to improve chemical risk assessment globally through facilitating sustainable interaction between institutions on chemical risk assessment issues and activities.

The Network has been established to enhance global efforts to assess risks to human health from exposure to chemicals. The activities of the Network promote the objectives of the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM).