WHWB Presence at SAIOH Annual Conference 2017

Workplace Health Without Borders (WHWB) had a strong presence at the recent 2017 Annual Conference of the Southern African Institute for Occupational Hygiene (SAIOH), held from 25 to 27 October at the Misty Hills Country Hotel and Conference Venue, in the Cradle of Humankind in the Gauteng province of South Africa.

Approximately 150 delegates attended the Conference, from within and outside of South Africa, including delegates from the USA, Canada, Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique.

Marianne Levitsky, WHWB Secretary and Immediate Past President and WHWB Board Member Claudina Nogueira, were among the participants at the conference. Marianne delivered an international keynote address titled “Workplace health and the global hygiene community” and offered a PDC ““Global health, community and culture”. Claudina, in her capacity as SAIOH Council Member with responsibility for Liaison, Communication & Marketing, was heavily involved in the organization of the conference as a whole.

The Conference was hosted by the SAIOH Gauteng branch and was attended by approximately 150 delegates including presenters, exhibitors and SAIOH support staff. The participants were from South Africa, and from beyond its borders, including Botswana, Canada, Malawi, Mozambique, USA and Zambia.

A complete report on the conference, presented by Marianne and Claudina is available at this link: http://bit.ly/2yU24zb. A complete collection of photographs from the conference is available here: http://bit.ly/2oDeyve .

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