The WHO-CC has established an international training centre as part of the University of Wales Institute Cardiffs International Training Centre [external link]. It is a collaboration between the HPA, UWIC, Public Health Wales (www.publichealthwales.wales.nhs.uk) and Cardiff University (www.Cardiff.ac.uk)
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The training centre's remit is to enhance planning and preparedness for major chemical incidents and will concentrate on the following key areas:
Materials will be presented through a combination of presentation, exercises, case studies and scenarios and disseminated through workshops, symposia, conferences and e-learning courses. This will be updated in due course.