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RWTH Aachen University

The RWTH Aachen University is a place where the future of our industrialized world is thought out. The University is proving to be a hotspot with increasing international recognition where innovative answers to global challenges are developed. With its 260 institutes in nine faculties, RWTH Aachen is among the leading European scientific and research institutions.

Supported by 55 employees the Institute of Occupational and Social Medicine at the Uniklinik of the RWTH Aachen covers a broad spectrum of expertise ranging from occupational medicine to environmental health and social medicine. It disposes of an occupational-medical and toxicological laboratory with experienced employees especially in the field of human biomonitoring of organic and inorganic hazardous substances.

 

Projects: Capacity-building partnership in occupational and environmental medicine in Ghana

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RWTH Aachen

Templergraben 55
52062 Aachen (Hausanschrift)
52056 Aachen (Postanschrift)

Website:  www.rwth-aachen.de

Projects

Capacity-building partnership in occupational and environmental medicine in Ghana

Capacity-building partnership in occupational and environmental medicine in Ghana

Population growth, rising levels of prosperity and changes in consumer behaviour are generating increasing volumes of electrical and electronic waste (e-waste) in Ghana. However, the country does not have an efficient waste and recycling sector that can recycle and dispose of this waste in an environmentally and socially sustainable way.

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