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IPCS directory of poison centres: African Region

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Algeria
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Madagascar
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ALGERIA

Alger
Centre Anti-Poisons d’Alger
Laboratoire de Toxicologie
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Bab el Oued
Boulevard Said Touati
Algiers 16000
Director: Madame le Professeur Barkahoum Alamir
Telephone: +213 21 97 98 98
Emergency telephone: +213 21 97 98 98
Fax: +213 21 96 43 22
E-mail: cnt@ibnsina.ands.dz

Constantine
Centre Anti-Poisons
Service de Reanimation
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Constantine
Constantine 25000
Director: Professor A. Benmati
Telephone: +213 31 614502,
Emergency telephone: +213 31 949090, +213 31 946688
Fax: +213 31 613576, +213 31 642844, +213 31 614501
E-mail: abenmati@djazair-connect.com

GHANA

Accra
Poisons Information & Control Centre
Ridge Hospital
Castle Road
Accra
Director: Dr Edith Clarke
Administration telephone: +233 (0)21 244773
Emergency telephone: +233 (0)21 243552 / 238626
Fax: +233 (0)21 244773
E-mail: poisoncentre@ghana.com

KENYA

Nairobi
Drug and Poison Information Center
Aga Khan Hospital
3rd Parklands Ave
Nairobi
Director (Chief Pharmacist): Sital Shah
Telephone: +254 366-2272 / 366-2273
E-mail: pharmacy@akhskenya.org

MADAGASCAR

Antananarivo
Centre Anti-Poisons
Service de Reanimation Medicale et de Toxicologie Clinique, Hôpital Ravoahangy
Andrianavalona
Ampefiloha
Antananarivo 101
Director: Dr A. Ramialiharisoa
Telephone: +261 20 227979
Emergency telephone: +261 20 225510
Fax: c/o VARISOA Project +261 20 2241228

SOUTH AFRICA

Bloemfontein
Poisons Information Centre
Department of Pharmacology
University of the Free State
P.O. Box 339 (G6)
Bloemfontein 9301
Telephone: +27 51 405 3090
Emergency telephone: +27 51 444 2134
Fax: +27 51 444 1523
E-mail: waluboa@med.uovs.ac.za

Cape Town
Poisons Information Centre, Department of Paediatrics
Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital
Klipfontein Road
Rondebosch
Cape Town 7700
Telephone: +27 21 6585308
Emergency telephone: +27 21 6895227
Fax: +27 21 6891287
E-mail: pic@ich.uct.ac.za

Tygerberg
Tygerberg Pharmacology and Toxicology Consultation Centre
Department of Pharmacology
University of Stellenbosch Medical School
P.O. Box 19063
Tygerberg 7505 Cape Town
Director: Dr G.J. Muller
Telephone: +27 21 938 9596 or 938 6084 (office hours)
Emergency telephone: +27 21 931 6129 (24 hours)
Fax: +27 21 931 7810
E-mail: gmul@sun.ac.za

TANZANIA

Dar-Es-Salaam
Tanzania Drug & Toxicology Information Service (TADATIS)
P.O. BOX 77150
Dar-es-Salaam
Telephone: +255 22 245 0512 or 245 0751
Emergency telephone: +255 51 29696
Fax: +255 22 245 0793
E-mail: tadatis@simbanet.net

ZIMBABWE

Harare
Drug and Toxicology Information Service
Department of Pharmacy, Medical School
University of Zimbabwe
P.O. Box A 178 Avondale
Harare
Director: Dr Dexter Tagwireyi, PhD
Telephone: +263 4 790 233, +263 4 307 148
Fax: +263 4 790 233
E-mail: datis@healthnet.zw