WASOT at a Glance
The West African Society of Toxicology (WASOT) is a professional society of intellectuals involved in the study of the adverse effects of chemical, physical or biological agents on humans, animals and the environment. The objective of the society is to promote the acquisition and utilization of knowledge in toxicological sciences relevant to the West African sub-region and to facilitate the exchange of information among the members and all of the scientific community. 

WASOT Advisers:
Prof Lawrence Ezemonye
Prof Orish E, Orisakwe
Prof John Anetor
Prof ikechukwu N.F. Onwurah
Prof E. O. Farombi
Prof Lawrence O. Chukwu
Dr Afonne Onyenmachi. J
Dr Ejeatulu Obi
Dr Aina, O. Adeogun

Country Representatives:
GHANA: Pharm Cynthia Amaning Danquah
SIERRA LEONE: Dr Roonie William-Frazier
REPUBLIC OF BENIN: Prof Ambaliou Sanni

WASOT Executives:
Orish, E. Orisakwe (President)
Chibuisi, G Alimba (Vice President)
Kingsley C Patrick-Iwuanyanwu (Secretary)
Babatunde Bolaji Bernard (Organizing Secretary)

Themes for Previous Conferences 
1st WASOT Conference: Toxicology and Environmental Health Issues in Sub-Saharan Africa, A neglected Priority Area, 7-10 February, 2012
Venue: Akin Deko Auditorium, University of Benin, Benin City

2nd WASOT Conference: Global Understanding of Chemicals in Health, Diseases and Economics I
Date: 6th-9th Febuary 2013, Venue: Ebitimi Banigo Hall,
University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria

3rd WASOT Conference: Global Understanding of Chemicals in Health, Diseases and Economics II
Venue: University of Lagos, Akoka, Nigeria.
Date: 19th to 22nd February 2014.

4th WASOT Conference: Public Health Issues and Environmental Concerns in Sub-Saharan Africa-A look at the Oil Field Chemicals and Herbal Medicine
Date: 3-6 February, 2015

5th WASOT Conference: Developing Countries and Chemical Exposures, Upholding the Precautionary Principle. Date: 9-12 2016
Venue: The Conference Hall of the Centre for Energy and Environment
University of Benin, Benin City