Within the framework of the European project PHARMAS and the Pharma Cluster (coordinated by EHESP-LERES), EHESP is organizing an international conference on the 3rd and 4th of June 2013, in Nîmes, on: “Pharmaceutical Products in the Environment: Is there a problem?”

The presence, fate and behavior of human pharmaceuticals in the environment is well documented. This topic is the subject of much attention from scientists as well as policy makers and the general public. However, little is known regarding whether or not their presence constitutes a risk to either wildlife or humans. Answers to this question would help to influence areas of risk assessment, water management and pharmaceutical production as well as regulatory affairs and public perception. Based on scientific sessions and round table discussions, this International Conference aims to open the debate to a wide audience, allowing discussion of questions such as “is there a problem”, and “what are the consequences of PIEs not only in terms of human

Practical information and programme (pdf, 750 kb)
Registration form (pdf, 217 kb)



Published on 14 December 2012