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Biocides management in Ukraine



State Institution “O.M. Marseiev Institute for Public Health of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine”

Biocides management in Ukraine: base-line situation
and gaps to be addressed to reduce biocides health risks
23-24 November 2017
Kiev, Ukraine

In the framework of the SAICM QSP project “Strengthening capacities for sound management of biocides (pesticides and disinfectants) to reduce population exposure in Ukraine”
PROGRAMME
23 November 2017

    9:30 - 10:00 Registration
    10:00 - 10:20Opening of the meeting
    Andriy Serdjuk, Director of State Institution “Institute for Public Health of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine”
    Representatives from WHO Country Office, Ukraine
    10:20 – 10:30Presentation of the workshop participants
    10:30 – 10:50Introduction of the project “Strengthening capacities for sound management of biocides (pesticides and disinfectants) to reduce population exposure in Ukraine”
    Prof Nadezhda Polka, the project national coordinator, Deputy Director of Scientific Work, Corresponding Member of the NAMSU,Doctor of Medical Sciences
    10:50- 11:00 Scope and expected outcomes of the workshop
    Ms Irina Zastenskaya, WHO Regional Office for Europe
    11:00 – 11:20 Coffer break
    11:20 – 13:50Session 1
    Pesticides and biocides regulation: existing practice
    11:20 – 12:20Biocides and pesticides regulations in the European Union
    Ms Maristella Rubbiani, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Italy
    12:20 – 12:50Industry views and experiences on the EU biocides legislation
    · Process, role and responsibilities
    · Implications and challenges for industry
    · Impact on small and medium companies for regulatory compliance
    Ms Flore Cognat, CEFIC
    12:50 – 13:20WHO Pesticide Evaluation Scheme (WHOPES)
    Ms Irina Zastenskaya, WHO Regional Office for Europe
    13:20 – 13:50Discussion
    13:50 – 14:50 Lunch
    14:50 – 18:00Session 2
    Biocides management in Ukraine: base-line situation
    14:50 – 16:30 - Production, import, export, transportation, use and disposal of biocides
    Anton Mukomela, Head of the Sector of research of European legislation REACH, international and national legal acts in the sphere of technical regulation on chemicals turnover. State Enterprise "Cherkassy Scientific Research and Development Institute of Technical and Economic Information in Chemical Industry"
    - Ministries, agencies and other government agencies involved in biocidal management
    Nataliia Dmytrukha, Doctor of Biological Sciences, Leading Rearch Scientist,
    State Institution "Kundiev Institute of Occupational Health of the NAMS of Ukraine"
    - Technical infrastructure
    Sergiy Omelychuk, Head of the Department of Hygiene and Ecology ¹3. Bogomolets National Medical University, MD, Professor
    16:30-16:50Coffee break
    16:50 -17:50 Session 2 (continue)
    - Preparedness for emergency situations, appropriate measures and follow-up
    Valeriy Stankevich, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Head of the Laboratory of Soil and Waste of State Institution "Institute of Public Health of the NAMS of Ukraine"
    - Awareness and understanding of problems by workers; training of target groups and specialists
    Mikhailo Rosada., Kyiv City State Administration, Director of the Public Utility "Promedesinfection", Ph.D.
    - The role of the public in informing and training in risk management related to biocides
    Tamara Podbereznyak, President of the NGO "Fumigation Association"
      17:50
    Closure of the day
    24 November 2017

    9:30 – 10:00 Summary of the first day
    9:30 – 10:00 Session 2
    Biocides management in Ukraine: base-line situation (continue)
    10:00 – 11:00- Legal instruments and non-regulatory mechanisms for the sound management of chemicals, including biocides
    Oleksiy Shumelo , candidate of legal sciences, associate professor, chairman of the Kharkiv city public organization "Ecopravo-Kharkiv"
    - Assessment of social and economic consequences (health effects) as a result of irrational use of biocides
    Olena Surmasheva, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Head of the Laboratory of Sanitary Microbiology and Disinfectology of the State Institution "Institute of Public Health of the NAMS of Ukraine"
    11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
    11:00 – 13:00Session 3
    Discussion in working groups
    - Legislation
    - Infrastructure and institutional arrangements
    - Technical capacities
    - Pilot assessment of the effectiveness of biocide management
    13:00 – 14:00Lunch
    14:00 – 15:00Reporting of the working groups chairs to plenary
    15:00 – 15:30 Plenary discussion
    15:30 – 16:00 The next steps and closure
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