Swetox in China

Åke Bergman at the opening of the conference in Shanghai. Photo: Carl-Gustaf Bornehag.

On 23-25 May, Åke Bergman, Head of Swetox and Carl-Gustaf Bornehag, Professor at Karlstad University, participated in a conference on environment and health in  Shanghai.

Swetox was co-organizing the conference together with the Swedish Consulate, the Swedish Embassy in China, Tongji University, the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chemstrres project.

Åke Bergman presented studies on environmental hazards in the Yangtze River delta area conducted in the major Chemstress project he led at Stockholm University. The results have been compiled in a book.

Carl-Gustaf Bornehag lectured on his studies on the effects of chemical exposure on children.