To improve implementation of IHR chemical core capacities, strengthening preparedness and response to cross-border chemical health threats across the EU.
- Fact-finding report
A report detailing the current state of play with regard to cross-border chemical health threat preparedness at the EU and Member State level.
- Chemical laboratory response network – scoping report
A report outlining the desirability and the feasibility to set-up a European chemical laboratory network to respond to serious chemical health threats.
- Final report
A report detailing of SOPs; summaries of reports (e.g. on surveillance and training materials); as well as approaches to ensure sustainability.
- Report on SOPs developed
- WP9 Joint meeting with partners and other WPs
- Stakeholder consultation
- WP9 Training and exercise materials
- Surveillance strategy report
- WP9 workshops
- Mechanisms for cross-border chemical health threat preparedness
- Training and exercises report
People and partners
Work package lead:
Department of Health (DH), UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA)
Eirian Thomas, eirian.thomas(at)phe.gov.uk
Tom Gaulton, Tom.Gaulton@phe.gov.uk
Surveillance of chemical incidents
A questionnaire to assess IHR capacities with regard to chemicals including chemical surveillance has been developed. The questionnaire also explores current/ required chemical laboratory networks. The results will guide the fact-finding report and inform the chemical laboratory response network scoping report.