Ntambwe Malangu

Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University

Prof Ntambwe Malangu, born in Kabinda, Congo (DRC), is a pharmacoepidemiologist with public health expertise in drug safety issues. He is currently the Head of Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the School of Public Health at Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, Pretoria, South Africa; and the Production Editor for PULA: Bostwana Journal for African studies as well as a reviewer for a handful of international peer-reviewed journals. He has worked in both private and public sector of the healthcare industry in several African countries. From 2006, he has been working as an international health consultant and technical advisor with major development partners. In this capacity, he has contributed to several health systems strengthening initiatives across the Anglophone, Lusophone and Francophone African countries. He is a well-known trainer in supply chain management of health commodities and pharmaceuticals as well as in pharmacy and public health practice themes. Malangu holds a Bachelor degree in Pharmacy from the University of Kinshasa (1991) and a Master of Medical Science degree (Pharmacology and Toxicology) from the Medical University of Southern Africa (2003), a PhD degree (Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance, 2007) and a Doctor of Medical Sciences (Injury Epidemiology and Toxicovigilance) from the University of Limpopo (2012). Malangu has over 60 publications including scientific abstracts and letters, books, book chapters and full papers.

2books edited

5chapters authored

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This book, which is the result of contributions from a team of international authors, presents a collection of materials that can be categorized into two groups. The first group of papers deals with clinical toxicology topics including poisoning by anticoagulant rodenticides, food toxins, carbon monoxide, the toxicity of beta-lactam antibiotics, acute neonicotinoid poisoning, occupational risk factors for acute pesticide poisoning, activating carbon fibers, and date pits for use in liver toxin adsorption. The second group of papers deals with forensic or analytical toxicology topics such as simplified methods for the analysis of gaseous toxic agents, rapid methods for the analysis and monitoring of pathogens in drinking water and water-based solutions, as well as the linkages between clinical and forensic toxicology. Each chapter presents new information on the topic discussed based on authors' experience while summarizing existing knowledge. As such, this book will be a good teaching aid and can be a prescribed or recommended reading for postgraduate students and professionals in the fields of public health, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, biology, toxicology, and forensic sciences.

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