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IPCS directory of poison centres: Western Pacific Region

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AUSTRALIA

Brisbane
Queensland Poisons Information Centre
Royal Children's Hospital
Herston Road
Brisbane 4029
Director: Mr Hugh Miller
Managers: Anita Champion / Carol Wylie
Telephone: +61 7 3636 8510 (administration only)
Emergency telephone: 13 11 26 (accessible 24 hours from anywhere in Australia)
Fax: +61 7 3252 1903
E-mail: poisons_info@health.qld.gov.au
Web site: http://www.health.qld.gov.au/poisonsinformationcentre/

Canberra
ACT Poisons Information Service
The Canberra Hospital
Yamba Drive
Garran 2605 Australian Capital Territory
Director: Mrs Morna Falkland
Telephone: +61 6 2443333
Emergency telephone: 131 126 (24 hours, accessible from anywhere in Australia)
Fax: +61 6 2443334
E-mail: actpic@act.gov.au

Melbourne
Poisons Information Centre
Royal Children's Hospital
Flemington Road
Parkville
Victoria 3052
Manager: Mr Jeff Robinson
Telephone: +61 3 93455333
Emergency telephone: 131 126 (24 hours, accessible from anywhere in Australia)
Fax: +61 3 93491261
E-mail: poison@crypyic.rch.unimelb.edu.au

Perth
WA Poisons Information Centre
Sir Charles Gardner Hospital
Hospital Avenue
Nedlands
Western Australia 6009
Director: Ms Cherry Alford (Pharmacist-in-Charge)
Medical Director: Dr L. Murray
Telephone: +61 8 9346 1943
Emergency telephone: 131 126 (24 hours, accessible from anywhere in Australia)
Fax: +61 8 9346 3493
E-mail: Cherry.Alford@health.wa.gov.au

Sydney
New South Wales Poisons Information Centre
The Children's Hospital at Westmead
Locked Bag 4001
Westmead,
NSW 2145
Director: Ms J. Kirby
Telephone: +61 2 9845 3599
Emergency telephone: 131 126 (Australia only), +61 2 9845 3111
Fax: +61 2 9845 3597
E-mail: judithk@chw.edu.au

CAMBODIA

Phnom Penh
Poisons Centre
Calmette Hospital
Phnom Penh
Telephone: +855 12 886 781
Fax: +855 23 427 792

CHINA

Beijing
Center for Acute Poisoning Control
Institute of Occupational Medicine, Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention
29 Nanwei Road
Beijing 100050
Director: Professor Shoulin Zhang
Telephone: +86 10 63016891
Emergency telephone: +86 10 63131122
Fax: +86 10 63014323
E-mail: mailto:service@npcc.org.cn%20or%20pcc@public.bta.net.c
Web site: http://npcc.org.cn/

Hong Kong
Drug and Poisons Information Hotline
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Prince of Wales Hospital
Shatin
New Territories
Emergency telephone: +852 2635 1111 (NB 9.00 to 17.00 only)
Fax: +852 2145 7160
Web site: http://dpib.med.cuhk.edu.hk/

JAPAN

Osaka
Osaka Information Service Branch
Japan Poison Information Center
c/o New Erimo Bldg
2-2-1 Senba Nishi, Minoh City
Osaka 562-0036
Director: Ms Yoko Endo
Telephone: +81 72 726 9925 (Japanese only)
Emergency telephone: 0990 50 2499 (24 hours) (Japanese only)
Fax: +81 72 726 9926 (Japanese or English)
Pharmacists receive telephone enquiries. If there are difficult questions concerning treatment, pharmacists consult supporting medical doctors who majored in emergency medicine.

Tsukuba
Tsukuba Information Service Branch
Japan Poison Information Center
c/o Total Health Evaluation Center
1-2 Amakubo
Tsukuba-city, Ibaraki
305-0005, Japan
Director: Dr Yumiko Kuroki, PhD
Telephone: +81 298 52 6399 (Japanese only)
Emergency telephone: 0990 52 9899 (9 a.m. to 9 p.m.) (Japanese only)
Fax: +81 298 54 7066 (Japanese or English)
Pharmacists receive telephone enquiries. If there are difficult questions concerning treatment, pharmacists could consult supporting medical doctors who majored in emergency medicine.

Head Office, Japan Poison Information Center
c/o Total Health Evaluation Center Tsukuba
1-2 Amakubo
Tsukuba-city, Ibaraki
300-005 Japan
Secretary General: Mr Kenji Watanabe
Chairman (Board of Directors): Dr Yoshitaka Nakada, MD, PhD
Executive Director: Dr Toshiharu Yoshioka, MD, PhD
Executive Director: Dr Noriyoshi Ohashi, MD
Telephone: +81 298 56 3566 (Japanese only)
Fax: +81 298 56 3533 (Japanese or English)

MALAYSIA

Penang
Pusat Racun Negara (National Poisons Centre)
Universiti Sains Malaysia
Penang 11800
Director: Professor Rahmat Awang
Telephone: +60 (0)4 6570099
Emergency telephone: +60 800 8099
Fax: +60 4 6568417
E-mail: rahmat@usm.my

NEW ZEALAND

Dunedin
National Poisons Centre
University of Otago Medical School
P.O. BOX 913
Dunedin
Director: Dr W. Temple
Telephone: +64 3 479 7248
24hr Emergency telephone (NZ only): 0800 POISONS / 0800 764 766
Fax: +64 3 477 0509
E-mail: poisons@otago.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.toxinz.com/ or http://www.otago.ac.nz/prevmed/npc.html

PHILIPPINES

Manila
National Poison Control & Information Service
University of the Philippines - Manila
Ward 14-A Room 100, Philippine General Hospital
Taft Avenue, Ermita, Manila 1000
Officer-in-Charge: Dr Lynn R. Panganiban
Telephone: +632 521 8450 local 2311
Emergency telephone: +632 524 1078
Fax: +632 526 0062
E-mail: npcis@pacific.net.ph

SINGAPORE

Drug & Poison Information Center
c/o Department of Emergency Medicine
Singapore General Hospital
Outram Road
Singapore 169608
Director: Dr Ponampalam
Telephone: +65 6423 9119
Fax: +65 6324 2991
E-mail: gaedpic@sgh.com.sg

VIETNAM

Hadong
Poison Control Centre (TT Phong chong nhiem doc)
Hospital N.103
Hadong Town
Hatay Province
Director: Professor Nguyen Bang Quyen
Telephone: +84 4 7840452
Fax: +84 4 8686774
E-mail: quyenlan@hn.vnn.vn

Hanoi
Poisons Control Centre
78 Giai Phong Street
Bach Mai Hospital
Hanoi
Director: Professor Nguyen Thi Du
Telephone: +84 4 8690330
Fax: +84 4 8686774
E-mail: hscca9@fpt.vn